3 lakh doses of intranasal Covid vaccine sent to hospitals: Bharat Biotech's Krishna Ella
He was speaking on the sidelines of an event here at which a bilateral agreement was signed between the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) and the Ella Foundation for the establishment of the first-ever UW-Madison One Health Centre in Bengaluru. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Died suddenly’ surges more than 740% in tweets about COVID vaccines: ‘It’s kind of in-group language’
Results from 6-year-old Anastasia Weaver’s autopsy may take weeks. But online anti-vaccine activists needed only hours after her funeral this week to baselessly blame the COVID-19 vaccine. A prolific Twitter account posted Anastasia’s name and smiling dance portrait in a tweet with a syringe…#anastasiaweavers #twitter #anastasia #jessicadayweaver #ohio #dayweaver #brazilian #zignallabs #reneediresta #katelynjetelina (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Last chance for adults under 50 to get booster
People aged 16-49 in England have until 12 February to take up the offer of a vaccine booster. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Last chance for adults under-50 to get booster
People aged 16-49 in England have until 12 February to take up the offer of a free vaccine booster. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minister unclear on whether government will get back $173M it gave to vaccine maker set to close
Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne said Friday the government has legal options to recover $173 million it gave to soon-to-be defunct medical company Medicago for COVID-19 vaccine development. But he didn't say whether the government is looking to get its money back. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

The truth about 'Pfertility': Covid vaccines CAN disrupt menstrual cycles
Project Veritas revealed a second video from its Pfizer sting operation Thursday. Despite claims in the video, there is little evidence the vaccine impacts fertility. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Governments seek buyer as Quebec COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Medicago set to close
Ottawa and Quebec have already invested or lent money to Medicago and are eager to build high-tech medical expertise on home soil. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Fungal infections are spreading and climate change is to blame
A world taken over by fungal infections, with no vaccine available: It sounds like the plot of post-apocalyptic show The Last of Us, but it could become our reality as climate change makes diseases caused by fungi, like valley fever, better at spreading. Valley fever is usually only contracted in…#valley #arizona #cdc #bridgetbarker #coccidioides #rebeccadrummond #drummond #geohealth #greatplains #centralamerica (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experimental NIH Sudan virus vaccine protects macaques
New inoculation based on Ebola VSV vaccine concept. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 3, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

More Data Back Guillain-Barr é Risk With Janssen COVID Shot More Data Back Guillain-Barr é Risk With Janssen COVID Shot
Observed cases of Guillain-Barr é syndrome after receipt of the Janssen shot were two to three times greater than background rates within 3-6 weeks of vaccination, new US surveillance data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

BCG Vaccine Flops for Preventing COVID, Other Respiratory Infections
(MedPage Today) -- The bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine failed to protect against COVID-19 and other respiratory tract infections (RTIs) among older adults with comorbidities, according to a randomized trial from The Netherlands. In... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination for children and young people, RCPCH (updated 3rd February 2023)
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation and the Chief Medical Officers have been advising on when COVID-19 vaccinations should be offered to children and young people. Update in this version (3rd February 2023) to reflect the JCVI interim statement on the COVID-19 vaccination programme for 2023. Update in version (6 September 2022) to reflect updated advice in the Green Book on the eligibility of 5-11 year olds not included in the at risk groups. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19-Associated Hospitalizations Among U.S. Infants < 6 Mos. COVID-19-Associated Hospitalizations Among U.S. Infants < 6 Mos.
This study reveals that infants under 6 months, who are currently ineligible for vaccination against COVID-19, have a higher rate of hospitalization than all other age groups except adults over 65.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Africa: Statement of the Thirty-Fourth Polio IHR Emergency Committee
[WHO] The thirty-fourth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) on the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the WHO Director-General on 25 January 2023 with committee members and advisers attending via video conference, supported by the WHO Secretariat. The Emergency Committee reviewed the data on wild poliovirus (WPV1) and circulating vaccine derived polioviruses (cVDPV) in the context of global target of eradication of WPV and cessation of outbre (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Study finds parents receiving financial coaching were more likely to bring infants to well-child care visits
Parents of infants who received financial coaching in a pediatric primary care setting were much less likely to miss well-child care visits for the first six months of life, according to  new UCLA-led research.The study, published in Pediatrics, followed 81 parent–infant pairs; most of the parents were mothers. The researchers also found that parents who received the coaching were significantly more likely than those who did not receive coaching to have their children vaccinated according to the recommended s chedule.Poverty-related social needs and other measures of patients ’ financial hardship are among the mos...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 3, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news