The WHO is closely monitoring the use of the Pfizer vaccine against the coronavirus disease and reports are coming in from countries that have already rolled out the vaccine, Simao added. One week ago, the Norwegian Medicines Agency reported that 23 elderly citizens had died shortly after being inoculated with the Pfizer vaccine. At that time, a WHO representative told Sputnik that the organization was monitoring the ongoing investigation launched by public health officials in Norway. … [Read more...] about WHO Not Aware of Any Deaths Linked to Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Expert Says
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"NHS Test and Trace and Public Health England have reviewed their advice, and concluded that in light of the higher prevalence and rates of transmission of the new variant, further evaluation work is required to make sure it is achieving its aim of breaking chains of transmission and reducing cases of the virus in the community. … [Read more...] about ‘Milestone’ plan for daily testing in schools paused after warning from experts
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Some feel that pharmaceutical companies are keen to avoid further regulation. According to Richard Young, policy director of the Sustainable Food Trust: “Once they’ve got an antibiotic, they’ve got a duty to their shareholders to make as much money as possible from it. This is a very sophisticated industry, with a long history of lobbying. The problem is that so much of the data used by the regulators is generated by scientists connected to the drug companies.” … [Read more...] about How much does big pharma make from animal antibiotics?
However, experts do agree that too many layers could pose a risk of breathing difficulties, and the CDC specifically recommends against wearing masks with vinyl fabric for that reason. Aside from mask use, health experts continue to urge proper physical distancing, hand hygiene and avoiding crowds to reduce virus spread. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and ‘double-masking’: Are two face coverings better than one?
“We need to follow the science and the 400,000th death is shameful,” said Cliff Daniels, chief strategy officer for Methodist Hospital of Southern California, near Los Angeles. With its morgue full, the hospital has parked a refrigerated truck outside to hold the bodies of COVID-19 victims until funeral homes can retrieve them. … [Read more...] about “Shameful”: U.S. virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office
Longyao county, which identified three positive cases on Sunday after a testing company was found to have hidden the truth about testing, has finished a third mass testing on its 410,000 residents, all of which turned out negative, according to a press conference on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Single-day rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases decreases in N China’s Hebei
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“I think the good news with regard to the variants is that the efficacy of the vaccines is so good and so high that we have a little bit of a cushion,” she said. Even if lab studies show vaccines aren’t quite as effective against a variant as the initial strain, “we’ll probably still end up with quite a good vaccine.” Her point has been echoed by many other experts who predict it will take years before the coronavirus evolves to completely outwit immune responses. … [Read more...] about First task for Biden’s CDC director: Fix everything Trump broke