New Data Finds AstraZeneca Booster Generates Higher Antibodies Against Omicron as Booster Dose

New Data Finds AstraZeneca Booster Generates Higher Antibodies Against Omicron as Booster Dose

AstraZeneca said on Thursday preliminary data from a trial it conducted on its COVID-19 shot, Vaxzevria, showed it generated a higher antibody response against the Omicron variant and others, including Beta, Delta, Alpha and Gamma, when given as a third booster dose. The increased response was seen in people who were previously vaccinated with either […]

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Snippets from UK: Covid Spreads like Wildfire in Britain with over 200,000 New Cases Reported in 24 Hours

Snippets from UK: Booster Timing Critical to Protection against Covid, Says New British Study

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during a coronavirus media briefing in Downing Street, London, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. (Photo: AP) From the attempts to restart the stalled India-UK trade talks to the Ferozepur issue being discussed by Punjabis in UK, a roundup of what’s making news at this time. News18.com London Last Updated:January 11, […]

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‘Two Bullets In The Knees Hurt’: Immunologist Receives Bullet For Backing Vaccines

‘Two Bullets In The Knees Hurt’: Immunologist Receives Bullet For Backing Vaccines

Immunologist Antonella Viola received a bullet and a typewritten letter from extremists for backing Covid-19 vaccination for children at her office in Italy’s Padua earlier this week, news agencies reported. “I confirm that I have received an envelope containing a threatening letter and a bullet. I am instructed to say that children must not be […]

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Johnson & Johnson Covid Booster Highly Effective against Severe Omicron: Study

Johnson & Johnson Covid Booster Highly Effective against Severe Omicron: Study

A preliminary South African government study published Thursday showed a booster of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine was 85 percent effective in preventing hospitalization from the Omicron variant, a finding that helps revive the shot’s reputation. The South African Medical Research Council compared 69,000 health care workers who received two doses of the vaccine, […]

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