What do we know about the adaptive immune response to covid-19?
Article explores the role of adaptive immunity, its B and T lymphocytes components, the duration of adaptive immunity to SARS-CoV-2; the effect of Covid vaccines and new variants and how the adaptive immune response to Covid-19 compares with influenza and other coronaviruses. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Booster in Immunocompromised and LTC Persons COVID-19 Booster in Immunocompromised and LTC Persons
How effective are the second booster doses of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in these individuals?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Africa: No, Bill Gates Has Not Vowed to 'Pump MRNA Vaccines Into Food Supply'
[Africa Check] IN SHORT: The Covid-19 pandemic saw not only disease spread worldwide, but misinformation too. Much of this has been around how vaccines do or don't work. A recent claim that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates wants to "'force-jab' the unvaccinated" through vaccinated livestock is in this vein - pure fabrication. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign for Children in Seychelles Kicks Off
[Seychelles News Agency] The COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Seychelles for children aged between 5 to 11 years started on Monday and the Health Care Agency (HCA) said it is satisfied with the response on the first day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

President Joe Biden Announces COVID-19 National Emergencies Will End on May 11
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden informed Congress on Monday that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned closer to normalcy nearly three years after they were first declared. The move to end the national emergency and public health emergency declarations would formally restructure the federal coronavirus response to treat the virus as an endemic threat to public health that can be managed through agencies’ normal authorities. Read More: COVID-19 Is No Longer a Public Health Emergency It comes as lawmakers have already ended elements of the ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zeke Miller and Amanda Seitz / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

Unvaccinated Kidney And Heart Patients Denied Transplants Get Day In Court With Michigan Hospital
Authored by Steven Kovac via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), A group of activists join Ross Barranco to protest COVID-19 vaccination mandates in Rochester Hills, Mich. on Dec. 21, 2021. (Courtesy of…#getdayincourt #michiganhospital #stevenkovac #epochtimes #rossbarranco #rochesterhills #mich #michigan #barranco #deborahcatalono (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden administration plans to end Covid public health emergency on May 11
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before receiving a second COVID-19 booster vaccination in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 30, 2022. The Biden administration plans to end…#trump #enrollment #medicaid #hhs #omb #pfizer (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden to End COVID Emergencies in May Biden to End COVID Emergencies in May
The two national emergency declarations dealing with the pandemic will end May 11. The announcements will mean the end of free vaccines and health services to fight the pandemic.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Biden to End COVID Emergencies in May
Doing so will have many effects, including the end of free vaccines and health services to fight the pandemic. The public health emergency has been renewed every 90 days since first being declared by the Trump administration in January 2020. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rep. Katie Porter Says 2 Manufacturers Control 97% Of Covid-19 Vaccine Market
In a recent speech, Porter said, “We cannot continue to ask taxpayers to help cover the risk while letting Pharma collude to reap the profits.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 30, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Study: Diminished COVID Vaccine Response in Lupus
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) showed reduced antibody responses following COVID-19 vaccination, with drugs for the condition such as belimumab (Benlysta) and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) likely to blame, researchers... (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - January 30, 2023 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

What Pfizer's Earnings and Guidance Will Say About Covid-19 Vaccine Sales
When big pharma company Pfizer reports earnings on Tuesday, before the market opens, all eyes will be on the guidance the company issues for 2023, and how steeply Pfizer expects Covid-19 vaccine sales to drop this year. Wall Street analysts expect Pfizer (ticker: PFE) to earn $4.33 per share in…#pfizer #pfe (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3rd COVID-19 Booster Shot Linked with 90% Death Reduction
A third booster dose of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine was associated with a 90% reduction in death in people with multiple health conditions compared to 2 doses (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 30, 2023 Category: Disability Tags: Coronavirus Information Source Type: news

Booster Cuts COVID-19-Related Mortality in Adults With Chronic Conditions
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 -- For adults with two or more chronic conditions, booster vaccination with BNT162b2 or CoronaVac is associated with reductions in COVID-19-related mortality compared with two doses, according to a study published online Jan.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 30, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fauci Q & A: On Masking, Vaccines, and What Keeps Him Up at Night
The adviser to seven presidents reflects on his career, the highs and lows, and offers advice for staying safe 3 years into the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news