vaccine

FDA expert panel recommends all J&J vaccine recipients get a booster

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

The one-shot vaccine might have always been meant to be a two-dose regimen.

Massive study confirms vaccination reduces risk of long COVID

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

'In terms of the burden of long COVID, it's good news that our research has found that having a double vaccination significantly reduces the risk of both catching the virus and if you do, developing long-standing symptoms,'

Molecular Farming Means the Next Vaccine Could Be Edible and Grown in a Plant

Posted in Medicine, Science on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

Imagine that by eating an orange you are getting vaccinated against the latest virus. That’s one of the goals of molecular farming, a vision to have plants synthesize medications and vaccines.

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.

WHO wants COVID-19 vaccine boosters redirected to countries in need

Posted in Medicine on 5th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

The goal, says the WHO, is to have 10 percent of every country vaccinated within two months.