Wellcome Trust's Jeremy Farrar:'Seeing the End of the Pandemic Is Premature'Wellcome Trust's Jeremy Farrar:'Seeing the End of the Pandemic Is Premature '

Jeremy Farrar explains why we must expect new variants, and why he ’d like to give away his booster shot.Medscape
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ConclusionAlthough the COVID-19 pandemic has had less impact in Japan than in other countries, it has affected transplantation activity significantly, suspending transplantation surgeries in 48% of the transplantation centers, including 78% of the kidney transplantation centers, and reducing the number of organ donations to 61% of the year-on-year average.
Source: Surgery Today - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Worldwide, healthcare systems were challenged during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tertiary hospitals, which perform the majority of organ transplants in Mexico, shifted gears to provide treatment for critically ill COVID-19 patients.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Global Surgery and Humanitarian Outreach Source Type: research
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), authorized booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines for certain groups. Walensky followed the advice of a CDC expert panel, which recommended the boosters in in two unanimous votes earlier in the day. The 15-member Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) advised that anyone who was initially vaccinated with the Moderna shot get a booster at least six months later, and that J&J-Janssen recipients receive a booster at least two months after their initial vaccination. The endorsement follows a similar decision from the Food and Drug...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), authorized booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines for certain groups. Walensky followed the advice of a CDC expert panel, which recommended the boosters in in two unanimous votes earlier in the day. The 15-member Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) advised that anyone who was initially vaccinated with the Moderna shot get a booster at least six months later, and that J&J-Janssen recipients receive a booster at least two months after their initial vaccination. The endorsement follows a similar decision from the Food and Drug...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news
(Natural News) The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has become an excuse for hospitals to exercise discrimination on unvaccinated people. This disdain has even extended to those needing organ transplants. Lawyer Tom Renz condemned this medical violence during the Oct. 19 edition of “Lawfare with Tom Renz” on Brighteon.TV. Colorado resident Leilani Lutali joins Renz in his...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the health system worldwide. The organ and tissue donation and transplantation (OTDT) system is no exception and has had to face ethical challenges related...
Source: BMC Medical Ethics - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
This study will provide crucial information about the efficacy and safety of the mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccines in HIV patients and organ transplant recipients. Furthermore, this project has the potential to pave the way for further platform trials in Switzerland.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.govNCT04805125. Registered on March 18, 2021
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Cell Transplant. 2021 Jan-Dec;30:9636897211053872. doi: 10.1177/09636897211053872.ABSTRACTThe 28th American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair (ASNTR) returned to the Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater Beach, Florida after an 18 month hiatus. Like nearly all conferences during the pandemic, the ASNTR conference was held in person while offering a virtual option to the event. These formats are advantageous for those under travel restrictions or personal constraints, but they lack the spontaneity of in-person connections. Highlights from the meeting included the return of the Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award and the Roy Bakay ...
Source: Cell Transplantation - Category: Cytology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This study showed that 15.6% of anti-SARS-CoV-2 ELISA positive Croatian SOTRs developed NT antibodies indicating protective immunity. Further studies are needed to determine the dynamic of NT antibodies and COVID-19 immunity duration in immunocompromised populations such as LTRs and KTRs.PMID:34658649 | PMC:PMC8495621 | DOI:10.11613/BM.2021.030901
Source: Biochemia Medica - Category: Biochemistry Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Unlike COVID-19 in adult patients with kidney disease, in our cohort of children and young adults, COVID-19 incidence was similar to the general population and all cases were mild. It may be unnecessary to impose severe restrictions on this patient population during the pandemic.PMID:34655034 | DOI:10.1007/s40620-021-01171-2
Source: Journal of Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
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