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BioNTech, the pioneering mRNA company responsible for one of the world’s first COVID-19 vaccines, is now looking to develop an mRNA malaria vaccine. Working with the World Health Organization the company hopes to begin human clinical trials sometime next year.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: RNA, Vaccines, Malaria, Parasites, Africa, World Health Organization
A big flush of funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in the United Kingdom is pushing new research on ways to diagnose and treat long COVID. A University of Cambridge team receiving NIHR funding is now working on a blood test to objectively diagnose long COVID using immune biomarkers.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Coronavirus (COVID-19), Vaccines, The Immune Syste
A new heat-tolerant COVID-19 vaccine has delivered strong preclinical results. The vaccine can remain stable for up to 30 days at around 37 °C (98 °F) and researchers are looking to begin human trials later this year.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Coronavirus (COVID-19), Vaccines, Virus, The Immune System, CSIRO
As England moves to remove virtually all pandemic-related protective measures experts are warning the decision is “a dangerous and unethical experiment” that could not only put the health of millions of unvaccinated citizens at risk, but provides fertile ground for the emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 variants.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: English, Coronavirus (COVID
Before the pandemic struck in 2020, a movement to help maintain a healthy work-life was building around the world. Technology was increasingly blurring the boundary between home and work. Many people now had work emails delivered directly to their phone resulting in a pressure to be contactable and responsive 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This led to calls for "right to disconnect" laws prot
When will COVID-19 vaccine booster shots be necessary? Pfizer has recently claimed a third booster dose of its vaccine may be needed six to 12 months after full vaccination but not everyone is convinced, with new research finding mRNA vaccines could offer years of protection.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Vaccines, Coronavirus (COVID-19), The Immune System, Virus
The Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) has released its data for May 2021. While the global economy is still feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic (and the numerous variants now spreading), a recovery of the photography market is well underway, even if it’s still well below the numbers we were seeing back in 2019.Starting first with overall digital stills camera (DSC) market, M
A new study from Stanford University researchers has found previous recent exposure to common coronaviruses could help explain why some people infected with SARS-CoV-2 only suffer mild symptoms. The research showed specific immune cells from patients with mild cases of COVID-19 exhibit signs of prior encounters with common-cold-causing coronaviruses.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbein
Doom Eternal executive producer Marty Stratton has announced the cancellation of a promised multiplayer mode for the monster-slaying sequel, driven in part by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Late in 2020, two experimental mRNA COVID-19 vaccines delivered stunningly positive final phase human trial results. With efficacy higher than 90 percent, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines introduced the world to an entirely new kind of biotechnology, and offered a way out of this devastating global pandemic.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Vaccines, Coronavirus (COV is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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