Tokyo Olympics may be canceled due to COVID outbreak

5 days ago
Tokyo Olympics may be canceled due to COVID outbreak

Toshihiro Nikai of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan admitted that the Tokyo Olympics may be canceled due to a sharp increase in the incidence of coronavirus in the country. “We should cancel the event without hesitation if it is not possible. What is the point of the Olympics if it is responsible for … Read more

Governor: Texas is close to achieving collective immunity

6 days ago
Governor: Texas is close to achieving collective immunity

Texas may be “very close” to achieving collective immunity to the COVID-19 coronavirus. Governor Greg Abbott made the statement in an interview with Fox News. “More than 70% of our seniors have been vaccinated. Also, over 50% of citizens between the ages of 50 and 65 have received the vaccine. I don’t know what collective … Read more

Sweden breaks records for COVID infection in Europe

6 days ago
Sweden breaks records for COVID infection in Europe

Last week Sweden recorded the highest number of new infected with COVID-19 coronavirus per capita in Europe. This is reported by The Guardian with reference to ourworldindata.org. It is specified that a record number of people infected in intensive care units since the first wave has been observed. On average, in Sweden there are 625 … Read more

WHO warns of another pandemic

1 week ago
WHO warns of another pandemic

Another pandemic could result from the trade of wild animals in food markets. This warning was issued by the World Health Organization. WHO urged all countries to make food markets safer. The organization explained that wild animals are dangerous to human health. In this regard, the experts recommended to ban such markets. “Animals, especially wild … Read more

U.S. Suspends Vaccination Due to “Excessive Caution”

1 week ago
U.S. Suspends Vaccination Due to "Excessive Caution"

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to suspend vaccination against coronavirus with a drug developed by Johnson & Johnson because of “excessive precautions”. Experts are reportedly trying to establish a link between thromboembolism and the use of the COVID-19 drug. Medics are evaluating the “potential significance” of six reported cases of … Read more

U.S. Testing New Versions of COVID-19 Vaccines

1 week ago
Physician: Children will die from vaccinations, blame the Ministry of Health

Researchers are exploring the potential of adjusted vaccines to fight new strains of the coronavirus. New versions of COVID-19 vaccines are currently being tested in the United States, in case they are needed to protect against mutated versions of the virus. Vaccines offered in the U.S. offer powerful protection, including against some variants that are … Read more

Coronavirus strain with 34 mutations found in Africa

1 week ago
Coronavirus strain with 34 mutations found in Africa

A team of scientists working in Africa has found a new strain of coronavirus with 34 mutations – more than all known strains – in travelers at Angola airport. It is noted that the new variant of the coronavirus was detected in mid-February in tourists arriving from Tanzania. “The genomes of the viruses found in … Read more

Johnson & Johnson begins supplying vaccine to the EU

1 week ago
Johnson & Johnson begins supplying vaccine to the EU

Johnson & Johnson began supplying its COVID-19 vaccine to the EU on Monday. This was announced by EU officials and company representatives. Johnson & Johnson had originally planned to begin deliveries in early April, but the start was delayed due to production problems. The U.S. company has pledged to deliver 55 million doses to the … Read more

Excitement over Sputnik vaccine sales in Pakistan

1 week ago
Excitement over Sputnik vaccine sales in Pakistan

As Pakistan’s government vaccination program is moving slowly, private companies have been allowed to sell vaccines to anyone who wants them. The first sales of Sputnik V vaccine in early April caused pandemonium as hundreds rushed to the vaccination centers and queued for hours to get the vaccine. Because of the rush, vaccines were sold … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine: “Mix but Don’t Shake”

1 week ago
COVID-19 Vaccine: "Mix but Don't Shake"

A high-ranking Chinese disease control official stated that the country is officially considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines as a way to further improve vaccine effectiveness. Evidence shows that Chinese vaccines lag behind other vaccines, including Pfizer and Moderna, in terms of efficacy but require less stringent temperature control during storage. Currently available vaccines “do not have … Read more