Johnson & Johnson Reports Q3 2021 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (October 19, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for third-quarter 2021. “Our third-quarter results demonstrate solid performance across Johnson & Johnson, driven by robust above-market results in Pharmaceuticals, ongoing recovery in Medical Devices, and strong growth in Consumer Health,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “In the face of evolving marketplace dynamics resulting from the effects of COVID-19 and other global trends, we have continued to demonstrate the responsiveness and agility required to meet the needs of ou...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Financial Source Type: news

Inbox Time Linked to Reduced Odds of Physician Turnover
And increase in mean total messages received per day seen for physicians during March 2020 to June 2021 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 19, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumat Source Type: news

Biologic Therapies Available for Pediatric Patients With Asthma
Pediatricians should refer patients to a pediatric subspecialist to identify candidates for biologic therapy and select the appropriate medication (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Why Are Gulf Coast Welders Dying From Anthrax - Like Disease?
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Antithrombotic Therapy Not Helpful for COVID - 19 Outpatients
Major adverse cardiopulmonary outcomes not reduced with aspirin, apixaban versus placebo for clinically stable COVID - 19 outpatients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Pandemic Essay From Oncologist Criticized for Antisemitism Pandemic Essay From Oncologist Criticized for Antisemitism
An essay from oncologist Vinay Prasad, MD, about the COVID-19 pandemic and potential futuristic scenarios has been harshly criticized by bioethicists Art Caplan, PhD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Philips’ outlook hit by supply chain volatility and product recall
Global disruption adds to challenges for Dutch manufacturer already facing fallout from respiratory device (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Saskatchewan asks other provinces if they can spare ICU staff amid COVID-19 crisis
Saskatchewan is looking for people who typically work in ICUs, including nurses, respiratory therapists and perfusionists — staff who operate heart-lung machines. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Unanimously Recommended for Emergency Use Authorization by U.S. FDA Advisory Committee
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 15, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) unanimously voted 19-0 to recommend Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for adults aged 18 and older at least two months following initial vaccination with the single-shot vaccine. The vote was based on findings from two Company clinical trials, including the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE 2 study, which evaluated a booster dose of the Johnson &...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Incidence Rates of SARS - CoV - 2 Similar for Children, Adults
More infections asymptomatic among children, with 52 percent asymptomatic among those aged 0 to 4 years versus 12 percent in adults (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Therapeutic - Dose LMWH Cuts Thromboembolism, Deaths in COVID - 19
Reduction in venous thromboembolism, arterial thromboembolism, and deaths seen in high - risk patients in non - ICU, but not ICU, settings (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Does high adherence to contact precautions lead to low in-hospital transmission of multi-drug-resistant micro-organisms in the endemic setting?
Conclusion: High adherence coupled with continuous monitoring of CPs correlated with a very low in-hospital transmission rate. These results indicate that CPs are highly effective if routine monitoring of adherence is implemented. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin adverse events related to personal protective equipment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In conclusion, the rate of cutaneous adverse events related to PPE use is high. A longer duration of PPE wearing was the most common risk factor. Using hydrocolloid could prevent from skin injuries related to mask use. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effect of hand hygiene promotion programs during epidemics and pandemics of respiratory droplet-transmissible infections on health outcomes: a rapid systematic review
Conclusions: The data suggest that proactive hand hygiene promotion interventions, i.e. regardless of the identification of infected cases, can improve health outcomes upon implementation of such a program, in contrast to reactive interventions in which the program is implemented after (household) index cases are identified. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)?
Title: What Is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - October 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

NIH RADx initiative expands COVID-19 testing innovation for additional types of rapid tests
The home and point-of-care testing platforms target the need for high-performance, low-cost home tests and point-of-care tests that can potentially detect multiple respiratory infections. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 14, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Authorizes First E-Cigarette
Title: FDA Authorizes First E-CigaretteCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - October 13, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Antibody Response to BNT162b2 Reported in Pediatric Transplant Recipients
Positive antibody titers seen in 73.3 percent of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients who provided titers at one month after the second dose (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infections, Nephrology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

What the Future May Hold for the Coronavirus and Us
Viral evolution is a long game. Here ’s where scientists think we could be headed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus Delta Variant Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) Immune System Evolution (Biology) Vaccination and Immunization Antibodies Genetics and Her Source Type: news

Physical, cognitive, and mental health impacts of COVID-19 after hospitalisation (PHOSP-COVID): a UK multicentre, prospective cohort study, The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Study confirms a large burden of symptoms persisting at 5 months after discharge (only 239 [29%] of 830 felt fully recovered) but also highlight a substantial proportion of survivors reporting a new disability (158 [20%] of 806) and disruption to employment (124 [19%] of 641). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glucose - Regulating Drugs Aid COVID - 19 Outcomes in Patients With Diabetes
Findings include GLP - 1R agonists and pioglitazone use, with drop in hospital admissions (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

CDC Urges Flu Shots as Survey Shows Half of Americans Do Not Plan on It
Severity of the upcoming flu season is unclear, but other respiratory infections have already returned (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

AAP: Social Distancing Measures in Ohio Cut RSV, Influenza Rates
Incidence, positivity of RSV 0 percent until March 14, 2021, when first case detected, concurrent with relaxation of social distancing (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Conference News, Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Delta Variant Tied to More Hospitalizations in Pregnant Patients
One - fourth of pregnant patients diagnosed at a public Texas hospital between Aug. 29 and Sept. 4 admitted for severe illness (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Nursing, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Being Over 40 With T1DM Ups Risk for COVID - 19 - Related Hospitalizations
Children and younger individuals with type 1 diabetes had better outcomes and milder disease (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Social Distancing Kept Kids From Getting Flu, RSV
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Janssen Submits Application Seeking U.S. FDA Approval of STELARA ® (ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients With Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, October 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking expanded approval of STELARA® (ustekinumab) to treat pediatric patients ages 5 years and older with juvenile psoriatic arthritis (jPsA).The filing is supported by extrapolation of data from nine studies across both adult trials in active PsA and adult and pediatric studies in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, totaling 3,997 patients evaluated across these closely associa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Association Between Premorbid Beta-Blocker Exposure and Sepsis Outcomes-The Beta-Blockers in European and Australian/American Septic Patients (BEAST) Study
Conclusions: This study suggests that β-blocker exposure pr ior to sepsis, especially to noncardioselective β blockers, may be associated with better outcome. The findings suggest prospective evaluation of β-blocker use in the management of sepsis. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Convergence: Courage in a Crisis review – nine stories from the Covid frontlines
This pandemic film delivers emotional punch, but the documentary ’s desire for a global message blunts its impact“I can’t breathe” went mainstream as a rallying cry during theBlack Lives Matter protests of summer 2020, just as respiratory difficulties of a different kind were beginning to exact an increasingly frightening toll across the world. This panoramic and often moving Netflix documentary about Covid-19 courageously tries to draw a straight line between the pandemic and the underlying social inequalities it flushed out everywhere. But as it spans nine different stories in eight countries, it ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Phil Hoad Tags: Film Documentary films Coronavirus Culture Health US healthcare Infectious diseases Hospitals Medical research World news Source Type: news

UK's first'asthma bus' to support NHS respiratory service, PharmaTimes (published 6th October 2021)
More than one in 20 (6.7%) asthma sufferers put off emergency care during the pandemic& over a quarter (27.5%) have avoided receiving treatment from their GP. The'bus'is set to begin its journey around the country, aiming to offer support to pressured NHS respiratory services. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men’s health: Five key at-home checks every many should do
HEART DISEASE, various cancers and respiratory illnesses are some of the most common causes of death for men in the UK. Many of these are preventable if spotted early. This is why checking your overall health is vital. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Western Wildfires Are Making Easterners Sick: U.S. Study
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 7, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

COVID-19 Outbreaks at Youth Summer Camps - Louisiana, June-July 2021
This report describes COVID-19 outbreaks in Louisiana youth summer camps as the Delta variant became the predominant lineage during June-July 2021. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - October 7, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] Healthy Youth MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Outbreaks SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome) Youth Health COVID-19 Camps Source Type: news

Why, When and How to Test At-Home for COVID-19
As we close in on two years of living with COVID-19, quick and accurate tests for COVID-19 remain an urgent priority. In fact, as schools reopen, businesses resume operations and people return to work, rapid testing could be the key to preventing Delta or any new variants of SARS-CoV-2 from flaring into even larger outbreaks. But that’s only if testing is used in the right way, at the right time and in the right places. With more opportunities for people to interact in public settings where the virus can spread, it’s never been more important to know who is infected and potentially seeding new COVID-19 infectio...
Source: TIME: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Collaborative COVID-19 lockdown effort delivers major boost for vaccine innovation in Bristol
Faster vaccine development could be a step closer thanks to £ 4 million investment to Imophoron Ltd, a Bristol University biotech start-up developing a novel, next generation rapid-response vaccine platform called ADDomer ™ . Imophoron will use the investment to bring ADDomer vaccines to clinical stage, initially targeting three viruses, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus), COVID-19, and mosquito-borne Chikungunya. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Business and Enterprise, Grants and Awards, Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biochemistry, Faculty Source Type: news

Western Wildfires Are Making Easterners Sick: U.S. Study
Title: Western Wildfires Are Making Easterners Sick: U.S. StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - October 7, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Air Pollution, Road Traffic Noise Exposure May Be Linked to Heart Failure
Female nurses exposed to high levels of PM2.5, NO2, and road traffic noise had enhanced risk for heart failure; risks greater in those with hypertension or former smoking history (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 6, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - 19 New Cases and No Deaths
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Tuesday reported a further 19 new cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Protecting your employees from the flu and COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create unprecedented challenges in both our personal and professional lives, infectious disease experts are also predicting that this year ’s flu season will be one of the worst in years. “We saw a large increase in respiratory diseases as people began returning to their normal lives after the COVID-19 vaccine became widely available, and our fear is that this will be the same case for the seasonal flu this year,” said Dr. John Butler, epidemiologist for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Memorial Hermann Source Type: news

NIH Director Francis Collins to Retire by Year ’ s End
The 71 - year - old physician - geneticist will return to his lab at the National Human Genome Research Institute in Bethesda (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 6, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

$6.2 million NIH grant to support UCLA study of how COVID-19 causes multiple organ failure
Researchers from the  Eli and Edythe Broad Center of  Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have received a $6.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how the SARS-CoV-2 virus causes damage throughout the body.The Director ’s Transformative Research Award was presented through the NIH’s prestigious High Risk, High Reward program, which supports creative and unconventional approaches to major challenges in biomedical and behavioral research. What makes SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, so dangerous for some people is that although it is a respi...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 5, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Convergence: Courage in a Crisis review – pandemic film dilutes the outrage
Nine stories from the Covid frontlines deliver emotional punch, but the documentary ’s desire for a global message blunts its impact“I can’t breathe” went mainstream as a rallying cry during theBlack Lives Matter protests of summer 2020, just as respiratory difficulties of a different kind were beginning to exact an increasingly frightening toll across the world. This panoramic and often moving Netflix documentary about Covid-19 courageously tries to draw a straight line between the pandemic and the underlying social inequalities it flushed out everywhere. But as it spans nine different stories in e...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 5, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Phil Hoad Tags: Film Documentary films Coronavirus Culture Health US healthcare Infectious diseases Hospitals Medical research World news Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Submission of Emergency Use Authorization Amendment to the U.S. FDA to Support Booster of its Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 05, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) announced it has submitted data to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support use of a booster shot of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in individuals 18 years of age and older.The submission includes recent results from the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE 2 study that found a booster of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine given 56 days after the primary dose provided 94 percent protection against symptomatic (moderate to severe/critical) COVID-19 in the U.S. (CI, 58%-100%) and 100 percent protection (CI, 33%-100%) a...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

E - Cigarette Use in Teens Prevalent During COVID - 19 Pandemic
11.3 and 2.8 percent of high school and middle school students reported current use in 2021; 27.6 and 8.3 percent of users reported daily use (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 4, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

New Analysis Presented by Janssen at United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) Demonstrates Long-Term Safety Profile for STELARA ® (ustekinumab) in Older Patients Across Approved Indications
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 4, 2021 – Today, the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced a new analysis of STELARA® (ustekinumab) pooled safety data from 13 clinical studies across approved indications, showing rates of key safety events among adults 60 years and older treated with STELARA for up to five yearsa were similar to rates observed with placebo during the control phase of these trials.1,b Approved indications included adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD), moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), moderate to severe plaque p...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Reducing Expectations for Antibiotics in Patients With URTIs Reducing Expectations for Antibiotics in Patients With URTIs
Antibiotics are often prescribed for patients with upper respiratory tract infections, simply because patients expect them. Can a brief waiting room intervention reduce these requests?Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Changes in Influenza Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic Changes in Influenza Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Learn how the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent implementation of mitigation interventions altered patterns of transmission of some respiratory viruses, including influenza.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - 31 New Cases and No Deaths
[AIM] Maputo -- According to the Mozambican health authorities on Saturday, for the second day running, Cabo Delgado, in the far north, was the only province where new cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease ran into double figures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Phase 2b Data Demonstrating its Investigational RSV Adult Vaccine Provided 80% Protection against Lower Respiratory Infections in Older Adults
RARITAN, N.J., October 2, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that its investigational respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine candidate was highly effective in protecting against lower respiratory tract disease (LRTD) caused by RSV, demonstrating vaccine efficacy of 80 percent (CI, 52.2-92.9%) in adults aged 65 and older. The study results were presented as a late-breaking abstract at the virtual IDWeek 2021 conference on October 2.“The findings from our CYPRESS study are very encouraging as we seek to deliver a long-awaited preventive vaccine to stave off the...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news