coronavirus

Moderna says vaccine efficacy still strong after 6 months, but booster likely to be needed

Posted in Medicine on 6th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

The company does note that a possible reduction in efficacy in the face of the new Delta variant indicates a likely need for third dose boosters later in 2021.

Cancer research 'could be delayed by two years' due to coronavirus pandemic

Posted in Medicine on 3rd May, 2021
by Alex Muller

“We need as much support as possible to ensure that our research can make up lost ground in finding the new treatments that will make a difference for patients. Cancer won’t wait.”

Oxford Scientists: These Are Final Steps We’re Taking to Get Our Coronavirus Vaccine Approved

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

Of the hundreds of potential Covid-19 vaccines in development, six are in the final stages of testing, known as phase three clinical trials.

How is our Nutrition Changing in Times of Quarantine

Posted in Medicine, Science on 12th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

An important narrative during COVID-19 has been how vitamins can help fight off the virus.

Apple and Google say 25 states and territories have explored using COVID-19 contact tracing apps

Posted in Software on 6th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

Exposure Notifications Express capabilities are being introduced today as part of an iOS update and later this month for Android users.