Climate Change Is the Biggest Story on Earth. So Why Can ’t Hollywood Make Good TV Shows and Movies About It?
Last summer, I wrote a short story entitled Rat Island, set in a post-pandemic United States. In it, the rule of law and social order have broken down, with mobs roaming the streets of Los Angeles. A wealthy group of people stand on top of a skyscraper, waiting for the helicopter that will whisk them away, but the crowd storms the building, desperate to board. In the fall of 2020 my agent reported a surprising amount of interest from Hollywood in adapting my story for the screen—but this cooled off after the presidential election, when there appeared to be real danger of a coup, and came to a complete halt with the s...
Source: TIME: Science - April 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jo Nesbø Tags: Uncategorized climate change Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news
Ukraine may seek nuclear weapons if left out of NATO: Diplomat
Kyiv’s ambassador to Germany calls on the transatlantic security alliance to grant Ukraine long-sought membership. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education
In 2018, Scott McAulay had a “Wizard of Oz moment.” He was a final-year architecture student at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland when the U.N. published a report warning that the world had 12 years to transform society to avoid catastrophic, irreversible climate change. Buildings, the report said, account for 20% of energy-related global greenhouse-gas emissions, and the architecture and construction sectors needed to rapidly overhaul their practices. Sitting in classes, McAulay had a sinking feeling: his professors, the wizards behind the curtain, had no magical solution. “We’re talking ab...
Source: TIME: Science - April 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized climate change feature Londontime Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news
CureVac hopes to win regulatory approval for its Covid vaccine by June
German company aims to produce up to 300m doses this year and 1bn in 2022 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
German Court Kills Berlin ’s Radical Push to Limit Gentrification
One of the world’s most ambitious anti-gentrification experiments came to an end after Germany’s constitutional court declared the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Climate change is making Indian monsoon seasons more chaotic
(Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)) If global warming continues unchecked, summer monsoon rainfall in India will become stronger and more erratic. This is the central finding of an analysis by a team of German researchers that compared more than 30 state-of-the-art climate models from all around the world. The study predicts more extremely wet years in the future - with potentially grave consequences for more than one billion people's well-being, economy, food systems and agriculture. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 14, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news
SARS-CoV-2: New findings on the persistence of neutralizing antibodies
(DZNE - German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases) It is an open question to what extent protection against reinfection persists after overcoming a SARS-CoV-2 infection. The " Rhineland Study " , a population-based study conducted by DZNE in the Bonn area, is now providing new findings in this regard. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Japan, Germany hold 1st security talk to deter China
Japan and Germany have agreed in security talks to expand their military cooperation as the two nations shared concern about China’s... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
US to Increase Military Presence in Germany
American and NATO officials have grown increasingly concerned about Russia’s deployment of additional troops near the Ukraine border. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Austin announces increase to US military presence in Germany
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced Tuesday that the US military will increase its presence in Germany, recommitting the US to the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Bausch and Lomb Announces Statistically Significant Topline Results From The First Phase 3 Trial Of NOV03 (perfluorohexyloctane) In Dry Eye Disease Associated With Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
All Primary and Secondary Endpoints Were Achieved LAVAL, QC and HEIDELBERG, Germany, April 13, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bausch & Lomb, a leading global eye health business of Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) ("... Biopharmaceuticals, Ophthalmology Bausch Health Companies, Bausch & Lomb, Novaliq, perfluorohexyloctane (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
German government seeks more powers to set pandemic rules
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday her government wants clear, uniform rules imposed in all regions with high numbers of COVID-19 infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
The G7 must push for global vaccination. Here ’s how it could do it | Gordon Brown
We can ’t afford inaction. The funds needed are a fraction of the trillions Covid is costing usCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThis June, President Biden will fly into Britain to attend his first summit of the world ’s richest nations. The routine meetings of the G7 – made up of the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United States and the European Union – come and go, and are quickly forgotten, but this time around there is an opportunity not to be wasted. The principal item on the agenda shou ld be health: the mass vaccination of the world.As things sta...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Gordon Brown Tags: Coronavirus Health World news World Health Organization Society G7 Infectious diseases Medical research Science Source Type: news
Lighting the way to folding next-level origami
(European Molecular Biology Laboratory) Synthetic biologists from the National Institute of Chemistry in Ljubljana, Slovenia in collaboration with structural biologists from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Hamburg, Germany explored ways to fold artificial proteins into diverse shapes like origamis. They constructed diamond-shaped protein cages, and managed to transform them to different shapes. Similar technology exists for DNA, but origami proteins could have more applications, e.g. in making new materials, delivering drugs and vaccines, and more. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news
Europe steps up vaccination campaigns after slow start
France, Germany and Italy accelerate rollout as continent grapples with third wave (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Blood Clots Linked to AZ Vaccine Stem From Rare Antibody Reaction
New studies from Germany and Norway examined cases involving mostly younger people who developed serious and sometimes fatal blood disorders. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Denise Grady Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Antibodies Regulation and Deregulation of Industry AstraZeneca PLC European Medicines Agency New England Journal of Medicine your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news
Back off, bugs: Sweet potato cultivars use a specific odor to warn other plants of herbivores
(Natural News) A variety of sweet potato emits a specific odor that not only deters incoming pests – it also alerts neighboring plants of its kind to the presence of a threat. That’s according to researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology (MPICE) in Germany and National Taiwan University, who examined a sweet potato cultivar... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Transport mode use during the COVID-19 lockdown period in Germany: the car became more important, public transport lost ground - Eisenmann C, Nobis C, Kolarova V, Lenz B, Winkler C.
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, in spring 2020 numerous protective measures were taken in Germany and all over the world. This has changed our everyday life and our mobility considerably. It is in question whether and how the pandemic and the lock... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news
Two New Studies Point to How AstraZeneca ’s COVID-19 Vaccine Is Linked to Blood Clots
In two papers published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), researchers in Europe provide the most detailed explanation yet for what is behind the clotting side effects reported among people getting vaccinated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot. In both papers, researchers found that people getting the vaccine had higher levels of antibodies directed against a cluster of immune-related cells that the body might form in response to the vaccine. These clusters include platelets, which help blood to clot when you get cut or injured, and the antibodies stick to the platelet-complex and form dangerous clots that can ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news
Germany's Vaccine Rollout Gets Shot in the Arm From Doctors Surgeries Germany's Vaccine Rollout Gets Shot in the Arm From Doctors Surgeries
Germany's COVID-19 vaccination drive has picked up speed with more than 650,000 doses administered on Wednesday, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) showed on Thursday, supercharged by extending the rollout to family doctors.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news
Germany mulls possible order of Russian COVID-19 vaccine
Germany’s health minister says the European Union doesn’t plan to order Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine but his country will hold talks with Russia on whether an individual order makes sense (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
Senckenberg Nature Research Society transfers three journals to ARPHA Platform
(Pensoft Publishers) One of the largest natural research associations in Germany: the Senckenberg Nature Research Society moved three of its international, open-access scholarly journals to the publishing platform ARPHA, following a recent contract with the scientific publisher and technology provider Pensoft. Having opted for the white-label publishing solution, the journals remain under the brand of the Society and the Senckenberg Natural History Collections Dresden, one of the oldest natural-science museums in the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Children and Corona: More infections than reported cases during second wave in Germany
(Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health) A study by Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen concludes that during the second Corona wave, three to four times more children in Bavaria, Germany were infected with the Corona virus than reported via PCR tests. In addition, the researchers found that about eight times more children had antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 at the end of the second wave in comparison to the end of the first wave. The results are relevant for decision-making on which measures to take to contain the pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 8, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news
New study explains Mycobacterium tuberculosis high resistance to drugs and immunity
(Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)) A consortium of researchers from Russia, Belarus, Japan, Germany, and France led by a Skoltech scientist have uncovered the way in which Mycobacterium tuberculosis survives in iron-deficient conditions by utilizing rubredoxin B, a protein from a rubredoxin family that play an important role in adaptation to changing environmental conditions. The new study is part of an effort to study the role of M. tuberculosis enzymes in developing resistance to the human immune system and medication. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Mountain growth influences greenhouse effect
(GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre) A group of researchers led by Aaron Bufe and Niels Hovius of GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences has taken advantage of different erosion rates and investigated how uplift and erosion of rocks determine the balance of carbon emissions and uptake. The surprising result: at high erosion rates, weathering processes release carbon dioxide; at low erosion rates, they sequester carbon from the atmosphere. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 8, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news
Should Coca-Cola be "canceled" for supporting Nazis?
(Natural News) As you probably saw, the Coca-Cola Company has unofficially gone “woke” with a new employee training program that equates racism with “whiteness.” In order to become officially woke, though, Coca-Cola would now need to “cancel” itself for doing business in 1930s Nazi Germany. Many people are unaware of it but Nazi Germany was... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Top German psychologist found to have fabricated data
Source: ScienceNOW - April 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Boytchev, H. Tags: Scientific Community In Depth Source Type: news
European Regulators Find Possible Link Between AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine and Rare Clotting Disorder
(LONDON) — The European Union’s drug agency said Wednesday that it found a “possible link” between the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and a rare clotting disorder but recommended that vaccinations continue in adults, saying the benefits of the shot still outweigh risks. The European Medicines Agency described the clots as “very rare” side effects. It said most of the cases reported have occurred in women under 60 within two weeks of vaccination — but based on the currently available evidence, it was not able to identify specific risk factors. Experts reviewed several dozen cases t...
Source: TIME: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARIA CHENG/AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news
Merkel backs 'short, uniform lockdown' across Germany
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has thrown her weight behind calls for a “short, uniform lockdown” as the country grapples with a high level of coronavirus cases fueled by the spread of a more contagious variant first detected in Britain (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
More Biodiversity, Better Mental Health?
WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2021 -- It probably won't show up on any real estate listing, but making your home in a place with many different kinds of birds and plants may be good for you. That's the upshot of a German study that showed people who live in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
A Post-COVID-19 Recovery will not be Possible if Water, Sanitation & Hygiene are not High on the Agenda
Michael, 34, a nurse at Wurm CHPS, Ghana, washes his hands. Every healthcare centre in the world’s poorest countries could have taps and toilets for just half-an-hour’s worth of COVID-19 spending. Credit: WaterAid / Apagnawen AnnankraBy Helen HamiltonLONDON, Apr 7 2021 (IPS) This World Health Day, G20 finance ministers will meet in Rome, Italy, to discuss how they will build back from the pandemic. The global economy is and concerted effort, coordination and imagination is needed to enable not only a worldwide recovery but also to ensure that the world’s poorest people are not left behind. The World Hea...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Helen Hamilton Tags: Development & Aid Education Environment Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news
Conspiracy theories and cognitive biases in the COVID-19 pandemic
(University of Basel) Conspiracy theories appear to be increasing in popularity as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. But to what extent do people really agree with them, and what is the association with cognitive biases? A research team from the University of Basel studied these questions in German-speaking Switzerland and Germany. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Ant responses to social isolation resemble those of humans
(Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz) Ants react to social isolation in a similar way as do humans and other social mammals. A study by an Israeli-German research team has revealed alterations to the social and hygienic behavior of ants that had been isolated from their group. The research team was particularly surprised by the fact that immune and stress genes were downregulated in the brains of the isolated ants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 7, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news
The ‘Joy and Envy’ of Vaccine FOMO
As some people start to shake off coronavirus precautions, those who are waiting their turn for a vaccine say the FOMO is real. “It’s like when every friend is getting engaged before you.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jenny Gross and Jesus Jim énez Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) States (US) European Union Age, Chronological Canada Mexico Politics and Government Biden, Joseph R Jr Brazil France Germany Great Britain Disease Rates Quarantine (Life and Source Type: news
New deadly snake from Asia named after character from Chinese myth 'Legend of White Snake'
(Pensoft Publishers) The venomous krait that caused the death of famous herpetologist Joseph B. Slowinski turns out to be new to science, according to a recent research by a team of Chinese and German scientists. The new species, Bungarus suzhenae, was named after the character Bai Su Zhen from the Chinese myth the Legend of White Snake. The research was published in the open-access journal ZooKeys. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Great tits change their traditions for the better
(University of Konstanz) Researchers at the University of Konstanz and Max Planck Institute for Animal Behavior in Germany have found that birds are able to change their culture to become more efficient. Published today as open access in the journal Current Biology, this research reveals immigration as a powerful driver of cultural change in animal groups that could help them to adapt to rapidly changing environments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Aquatic invasive species cause damage worth billions of dollars
(Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR)) When plants or animals establish in ecosystems outside their natural range due to human activity, they can cause considerable economic damage. An international research team, led by GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany has now published the worldwide costs of aquatic invasive alien species for the first time. According to the study these costs will amount to more than 20 billion US dollars in 2020 alone. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 6, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news
Socio-economic consequences of mental distress: quantifying the impact of self-reported mental distress on the days of incapacity to work and medical costs in a two-year period: a longitudinal study in Germany - M üller G, Bombana M, Heinzel-Gutenbrenner M, Kleindienst N, Bohus M, Lyssenko L, Vonderlin R.
BACKGROUND: Mental disorders are related to high individual suffering and significant socio-economic burdens. However, it remains unclear to what extent self-reported mental distress is related to individuals' days of incapacity to work and their medical c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Inside Ibogaine, One of the Most Promising and Perilous Psychedelics for Addiction
Amber Capone had become afraid of her husband. The “laid-back, bigger than life and cooler than cool” man she’d married had become isolated, disconnected and despondent during his 13 years as a U.S. Navy SEAL. Typically, he was gone 300 days of the year, but when he was home, Amber and their two children walked on eggshells around him. “Everyone was just playing nice until he left again,” Amber says. In 2013, Marcus retired from the military. But life as a civilian only made his depression, anger, headaches, anxiety, alcoholism, impulsivity and violent dreams worse. Sometimes he’d get up...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized Drugs feature Magazine Mental Health Source Type: news
What Are Recommendations for Using Portable Listening Devices?
In this study listening to audiobooks, movies, or playing videogames was less likely to exceed the threshold. However the use of PLDs has increased overtime, particularly with the need for online educational activities due the COVID-19 pandemic. Use of PLDs particularly in the setting of other ambient noise and the duration of the activities may have changed since this and other studies were published. Problems associated with increased noise aren’t just hearing loss but other aural problems including tinnitus, sound distortion, difficulty understanding speech, dizziness, and earache. Other “extra-auditive da...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Re-claiming the responsivity gap: the co-creation of cycling policies in Berlin's mobility law - von Schneidemesser D, Herberg J, Stasiak D.
Calls for more bicycle use have been heard from across the political spectrum in Germany for years. Nonetheless, policies that lead to a transition away from car use and toward the bicycle in urban mobility remain absent. Against this background, we explor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
Undermining the AstraZeneca jab is a dangerous act of political folly | Robin McKie
Spreading fears over the Oxford vaccine undercuts science and public healthIt has been a disquieting week for those concerned about the lifting of Covid restrictions. Numbers of cases and deaths may be declining but the news that the AstraZeneca vaccine has been linked to cases of rare blood clots and has been suspended for use in younger people in Germany andthe Netherlands is a disturbing development. The AstraZeneca jab is the prime hope we have of clearing Britain of this disease and is now, once again, under hostile scrutiny. Not for the first time, this vaccine has become enmeshed in geopolitics and its usefulness qu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Vaccines and immunisation Coronavirus Infectious diseases World news Medical research Health Science Source Type: news
Germany faces 'crisis of trust' in pandemic, president says
Germany's president said the country is enduring a “crisis of trust” as it weathers a second Easter under pandemic restrictions amid dissatisfaction over the government’s response (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
Virus Variants Threaten to Draw Out the Pandemic, Scientists Say
Declining infection rates over all masked a rise in more contagious forms of the coronavirus. Vaccines will stop the spread, if Americans postpone celebration just a bit longer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli and Benjamin Mueller Tags: your-feed-science Disease Rates Immune System Influenza Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) AstraZeneca PLC Johnson & Moderna Inc Novavax Inc Oxford University Pfizer Inc Brazil Europe Florida Germany Gre Source Type: news
German capital now limiting use of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine after more blood clots deaths discovered
(Natural News) The German capital of Berlin is now limiting the use of AstraZeneca’s Wuhan coronavirus vaccine to patients over the age of 60. The decision from the Berlin government followed findings by German researchers that the vaccine played a role in the blood clots reported in some patients. AstraZeneca’s vaccine was initially approved for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Monitoring of Erosive Tooth Wear with Intraoral Scanners In vitro
Caries ResearchCaries Reshttps://doi.org/10.1159/000514666AbstractIntraoral scanners (IOS) have been used to quantify tooth wear, but so far they have not been systematically validated for monitoring of tissue loss. The aim of this in vitro study was to investigate whether progression of tissue loss can be detected with an IOS and whether IOS values agree with those obtained with noncontacting profilometry (PRO) serving as a standard method. Model jaws were mounted in a phantom head positioned in a dental chair. Flattened areas were prepared on the non-load-bearing cusps of the first molars (model teeth;n = 16) in or...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 2, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news
A raise or a four-day week; biggest German union seals new deal
Germany's largest trade union, IG Metall, agreed a 2.3% wage increase, to be paid either in full or as part of a switch to a four-day... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
‘Where the magic happens’ — inside BioNTech’s innovative vaccine plant
Marburg facility in Germany is first to make approved coronavirus vaccine using mRNA technology (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
German vaccine commission says people under 60 shouldn't receive AstraZeneca second dose
A German vaccine commission is advising people under the age of 60 that have received their first dose of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Pfizer vaccine has 91% efficacy for up to six months, trial shows
Findings based on two doses three weeks apart are first to show shot remains effective for many monthsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech protects against symptomatic Covid for up to six months, an updated analysis of clinical trial data has found.In a statement released on Thursday, the companies reported efficacy of 91.3% against any symptoms of the disease in participants assessed up to six months after their second shot. The level of protection is only marginally lower thanthe 95% achieved soon after vaccination.Co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 1, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Coronavirus Health Vaccines and immunisation Pfizer Pharmaceuticals industry Business Science Society World news Source Type: news