covid 19

Kids cleared for COVID-19 vaccination

The FINANCIAL -- Providing safe and effective vaccinations to children, especially as they’ve returned to school, is an important step…

1 year ago

Researchers uncover gene that doubles risk of death from COVID-19

The FINANCIAL -- Scientists at Oxford University have identified the gene responsible for doubling the risk of respiratory failure from…

1 year ago

Four facts about the COVID-19 boosters

The FDA and CDC endorsed boosters of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines just a month after the…

1 year ago

COVID-19 has caused the biggest decrease in life expectancy since World War II

The FINANCIAL -- The COVID-19 pandemic triggered life expectancy losses not seen since World War II in Western Europe and exceeded…

1 year ago

Symptomatic COVID Patients are More Contagious

UGA study identifies link between case severity and infectiousness. Individuals with COVID-19 are most likely to spread the virus to close…

1 year ago

Vaccines still effective against Delta variant of concern, Oxford study

Obtaining two vaccine doses remains the most effective way to ensure protection against the COVID-19 Delta variant of concern dominant…

1 year ago

Covid-19 Booster Jab in the Autumn Will Offer Better Protection Against Variants of Concern

The FINANCIAL -- Scientists are recommending that an autumn ‘booster’ dose of a Covid-19 vaccine will be an effective way to…

1 year ago

New Research Reveals Challenges Faced by Older People During Pandemic

The FINANCIAL --  A new report launched today by The University of Manchester’s Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)…

1 year ago

Cuts to UK Government Funding in Recent Years Cost Lives, Study Finds

The FINANCIAL -- A new study from researchers at the University of Liverpool shows that decreasing local government funding over…

1 year ago

The long view on COVID-19 vaccine safety and efficacy

Penn researchers weigh in on the regulatory and scientific efforts to track COVID-19 vaccines. The mRNA vaccines for COVID-19, made by…

1 year ago

Need for more rapid diagnostics for COVID-19

The FINANCIAL -- More accurate rapid diagnostics for COVID-19 are being developed using an isothermal test that simultaneously detects two…

1 year ago