Médecine

Coronavirus antibodies fade fast, but that may not mean protection goes too

Coronavirus antibodies fade fast, but that may not mean protection goes too Thus, they say, the battle against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) could be opened on separate fronts, much like the approach Ho and others have studied in HIV and some forms of cancer. David Ho, MD, Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, who has also directed the latest study, stated, "We now have a collection of antibodies that's more potent ... [Full Article...]

New CDC guidelines favor reopening schools. Here’s what you need to know

New CDC guidelines favor reopening schools. Here’s what you need to know The guidelines said children aren't the biggest driving force of transmitting the virus in families. "Schools should be prepared for COVID-19 cases and exposure to occur in their facilities". Despite Trump's pressure, only one in four Americans think it is safe for public schools to reopen so soon as USA coronavirus cases climb, and four in 10 parents said they would likely keep their children... [Full Article...]

Democrats knock Republicans for 'disarray' over expiring unemployment benefits

Democrats knock Republicans for 'disarray' over expiring unemployment benefits McConnell said the administration asked for more time to review the plan and it should be out "early next week". After Congress adjourns, prospects for bipartisan compromise will likely cool as the election season heats up. In some situations, the boost gives the unemployed more money than if they were working. The Senate leader's top priority is a liability shield to protect businesses, hosp... [Full Article...]

Grady County Schools delays school start date

Grady County Schools delays school start date Now that the plan is approved, the school district will send to parents a survey to determine which plan they prefer and a second involving transportation. The plans will be published on the district's website by August 10. The Peoria Unified School District 's governing board voted on Thursday to extend distance learning to Tuesday, Sept. [Full Article...]

Researchers developed a quick test to detect COVID-19

Researchers developed a quick test to detect COVID-19 It is time-consuming, taking two-four days to finish. In the current study , the scientists Lin-Fa Wang, Danielle Anderson, and their colleagues designed a surrogate virus neutralization test that doesn't demand any live virus or cells. And 200 healthy controls in Nanjing. "Exonbio's antigens and antibodies are a critical tool to the life science community to accelerate the research to unde... [Full Article...]

Ottawa adds 33 coronavirus cases on Wednesday

Ottawa adds 33 coronavirus cases on Wednesday While the number of new cases reported today is still in the higher end of daily reports for the month, it has dipped below yesterday's 203 new reported cases. Toronto, Peel Region and Windsor-Essex have all been held back from advancing to Stage 3 of the province's reopening plan due to their case numbers. [Full Article...]

Two early coronavirus vaccine trials produce 'encouraging' immune responses

Two early coronavirus vaccine trials produce 'encouraging' immune responses The trial assessed immune responses of a single dose of AZD1222 in healthy adults aged 18 to 55 years. "These responses may be even greater after a 2nd dose, according to a sub-group study of 10 participants". No serious adverse events related to ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 were observed amongst the volunteers. Only ten people were given two doses and all of them developed neutralising antibodies. [Full Article...]

(Exclusive) Oxford coronavirus vaccine shows promising results

(Exclusive) Oxford coronavirus vaccine shows promising results Researchers plan to prioritize testing a two-dose regimen, rather than a single shot, dampening some of the enthusiasm over the vaccine, which they've previously said they hoped to deliver as early as September. More Phase 2 results published Monday suggested CanSino Biologics' vaccine was safe and created an immune response. The researchers have yet to see how the vaccine works on older adult... [Full Article...]

Oxford coronavirus vaccine trial results "extremely encouraging", United Kingdom government says

Oxford coronavirus vaccine trial results AstraZeneca's experimental vaccine is probably the world's leading candidate and most advanced in terms of development, the World Health Organisation's chief scientist said in June. "So what would be the fate of protection induced by a vaccine once the antibody response vanishes or is reduced?" "The company is open to exploring partnerships with pharma companies across geographies, however it ma... [Full Article...]

Biden to announce $775 billion plan to support families, caregivers and educators

Biden to announce $775 billion plan to support families, caregivers and educators It's set to begin at about 1:45 p.m. ET. Biden's campaign said the plan would cost US$775 billion over 10 years. His plan would cost $775 billion over a decade and be paid for by rolling back tax breaks for real estate investors and tightening enforcement of the existing US tax code. [Full Article...]

Durham to enter Stage 3 of reopening plan Friday

It should be noted that the holding back of Toronto, Peel and Windsor-Essex regions is in line with previous comments from Health Minister Christine Elliott, who has said that officials need about four weeks of data to decide whether it is safe to proceed to the next stage in any given region. [Full Article...]

Symptom tracker app reveals six distinct types of Covid-19 infection

Symptom tracker app reveals six distinct types of Covid-19 infection There are an assortment of other symptoms associated with COVID-19, including muscle pain, fatigue and headache, chills and stomach issues, usually in the form of diarrhea . 2- ('flu-like' with fever): Headache, loss of smell, cough, sore throat, hoarseness, fever, loss of appetite . They said patients' outcomes varied significantly - from mild flu-like symptoms or a simple rash to severe di... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus symptoms: United Kingdom scientists reveal 6 types of Covid-19

Coronavirus symptoms: United Kingdom scientists reveal 6 types of Covid-19 Analysis of thousands of cases by artificial intelligence software has revealed different "clusters" of symptoms and ranked them in order of severity. Broadly, people with cluster 4,5 or 6 COVID-19 symptoms tended to be older and frailer, and were more likely to be overweight and have pre-existing conditions such as diabetes or lung disease than those with type 1,2 or 3. [Full Article...]

Pfizer-BioNTech potential coronavirus vaccine shows promise in second early trial

Pfizer-BioNTech potential coronavirus vaccine shows promise in second early trial While Valneva's vaccine , VLA2001 is an inactivated vaccine which could enter clinical trials by the end of this year. Professor Fiona Watt, executive chairwoman of the Medical Research Council, which helped to fund the trial, said: "It is truly remarkable how fast this vaccine has progressed, with our support, through early clinical trials, and it is very encouraging that it shows no saf... [Full Article...]

Toronto, Peel left behind as more of Ontario to enter Stage 3

Toronto, Peel left behind as more of Ontario to enter Stage 3 Durham, Halton, Hamilton, Niagara, Haldiman-Norfolk, Lambton and York regions will be given the go ahead to enter Stage 3 this Friday. Restaurants are permitted to resume indoor service as long as tables are spaced two-metres apart to encourage physical distancing. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Potential Covid-19 cluster in Lanarkshire

Coronavirus: Potential Covid-19 cluster in Lanarkshire NHS Lanarkshire said it had been notified about "potentially linked cases" of Covid-19 infections in the area on Sunday. An NHS Test and Trace spokeswoman said: "We are aware of a local outbreak of Covid-19 at the Sitel site in Motherwell". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom signs deals for 90mn COVID-19 vaccine doses

United Kingdom signs deals for 90mn COVID-19 vaccine doses It is possible a vaccine will be proven effective by the end of 2020, but wide-scale vaccination is still not expected until next year at the earliest. AstraZeneca's biopharma chief, Mene Pangalos, said the firm was leaning towards a two-dose strategy for later-stage trials, and did not want to risk a single or lower dose that might not work. [Full Article...]

COVAXIN human trials start at PGI Rohtak

COVAXIN human trials start at PGI Rohtak The age group of the study population is 18 to 55 years. "Healthy volunteers having no comorbid conditions and without a history of COVID-19, aged more than 18 years and less than 55 years, would be eligible to participate in the randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial", news agency PTI quoted Dr Sanjay Rai, Professor at the Centre for Community Medicine at AIIMS as saying. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: AIIMS Delhi to begin enrolling volunteers for Covaxin trials from Monday

Coronavirus: AIIMS Delhi to begin enrolling volunteers for Covaxin trials from Monday The human trial is a partnership between Sinopharm's China National Biotec Group (CNBG), Abu Dhabi-based artificial intelligence and cloud computing company Group 42 (G42) and the Abu Dhabi Department of Health. Vaccine availability When this vaccine will be available? The volunteers will have to undergo tests, which include COVID-19 test and also tests for other comorbidities. [Full Article...]

Un deuxième patient guéri du VIH, 10 ans après le premier

En 2019, dix-huit mois après que le patient n'ait plus présenté aucun signe de la maladie, le professeur Ravindra Gupta , chercheur à l'université de Cambridge avait notifié, qu'en 2003, le patient avait été testé positif du virus du SIDA et qu'il était désormais en rémission. [Full Article...]


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