Médecine

FDA approves emergency use of coronavirus treatment from Regeneron

FDA approves emergency use of coronavirus treatment from Regeneron Casirivimab and imdevimab, a monoclonal antibody combo developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for treatment of mild to moderate Covid-19, received an emergency use authorization (EUA ) from the FDA on November 21. Lilly's antibody drug was derived from antibodies isolated from the blood of a patient who recovered from COVID-19, while Regeneron's drug combines an antibody from a recovered ... [Full Article...]

People With COVID-19 Antibodies Are Protected for at Least 6 Months

People With COVID-19 Antibodies Are Protected for at Least 6 Months Gold says in a media release . A separate study found pre-existing immunity from other coronaviruses also protected against Covid. As the world awaits the approval of experimental COVID-19 vaccines, researchers are finding more proof an existing vaccine can reduce the severity of the virus. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Ten deaths and 342 new cases

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Ten deaths and 342 new cases But Carlow and Kilkenny have both registered less that five cases in the past 24 hours. The Department of Health said that 73pc of confirmed cases are those under 45 years of age. However, Stephen Donnelly says it's too early to say what restrictions will be in place for the festive season. The latest deaths increases the Covid toll to 2,022, while the total number of infections has climbed to... [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca vaccine shows strong immune response in elderly, appears safe in study

AstraZeneca vaccine shows strong immune response in elderly, appears safe in study However, Sinopharm said that the data from large-scale, late-stage clinical trials for its unit's COVID-19 vaccine are "better than expected". But the agency has nearly no experience granting emergency use for vaccines and has laid out extra standards it will use to make decisions on upcoming COVID-19 shots. [Full Article...]

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine enters third-stage human trial

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine enters third-stage human trial On November 17, Moderna, in its official statement, had announced that the independent, U.S. NIH-appointed Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for the Phase 3 study of mRNA-1273 has informed Moderna that the trial has met the statistical criteria pre-specified in the study protocol for efficacy, with a vaccine efficacy of 94.5%. [Full Article...]

Lockdown: England to get tougher three-tiered system after national lockdown

Lockdown: England to get tougher three-tiered system after national lockdown Johnson was to meet with his Cabinet to get their approval for the plans today, while ministers will set out on Thursday what tier each area will be placed in to when the lockdown ends. Mr Johnson has promised a House of Commons vote on his plans to replace the lockdown with a local, tiered approach. Meanwhile Labour urged the Government not to let England return to the "shambles" seen before th... [Full Article...]

British Study Discloses Good News On COVID-19

British Study Discloses Good News On COVID-19 Alessandro Sette to the Times . As of Friday, the U.S. is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of Covid-19 cases and deaths at 11,710,084 and 252,484, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Government scientists think the Covid epidemic could now be in retreat. Almost 35 million tests have now been processed in the United Kingdom since the service began and this week the... [Full Article...]

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada Federal modelling data released Friday suggests the country could see 60,000 new infections a day by the end of the year if Canadians increase their contact with people outside their household. After months of sacrifices, the prime minister is telling Canadians to take public health restrictions more seriously to help bring the COVID-19 infection rate down. [Full Article...]

China's COVID-19 Vaccine Administered To A Million People

China's COVID-19 Vaccine Administered To A Million People On the other hand, Moderna Inc said its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage clinical trial, becoming the second US company in a week to report results that far exceed expectations. [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in elderly, trial results by Christmas

However, the researchers said they still expect CoronaVac to protect against Covid-19, citing their experience with other vaccines and evidence gathered from testing it on monkeys. The results follow news this month from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech and from Moderna , as well as from Russian Federation, of experimental vaccines proving more than 90% effective, based on interim data from large, late-... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization recommends against use of remdesivir for Covid-19 hospitalised patients

World Health Organization recommends against use of remdesivir for Covid-19 hospitalised patients Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The FDA said the drugs cut patients' time to recovery in a National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-sponsored trial dubbed the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial (ACTT-2). The WHO made the recommendation on Friday as part a guideline on clinical care for COVID-19. But in the USA and many other countries, the drug has been the stan... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus immunity can last up to 8 months

Coronavirus immunity can last up to 8 months Scientists have noted that our pets can catch Covid-19 from us, but they very rarely get sick. According to a study by frontline health workers fighting the UK's coronavirus epidemic, people who have Covid-19 are more likely to be re-contracted at least six months after their first infection. [Full Article...]

South Australia's lockdown to ease early, but some restrictions to remain

South Australia's lockdown to ease early, but some restrictions to remain On Friday, it emerged that a COVID-19 positive person had lied to contract tracers, telling them he'd merely picked up a pizza at Adelaide's Woodville Pizza Bar rather than being honest about working several shifts behind the counter. While SA has pumped the brakes on global arrivals until the end of the month, Victoria will restart its regime on December 7 with a cap of 160 people a day. [Full Article...]

COVID-19: Mayo Clinic is Expanding its ICU Capacity in Rochester

COVID-19: Mayo Clinic is Expanding its ICU Capacity in Rochester In the midwest, the Mayo Clinic System consists of hospitals, clinics, and other facilities that serve patients in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota. Throughout the Midwest, Mayo Clinic now has about 1,500 employees with work restrictions related to either exposure to Covid-19 or diagnosis, Lockstein said. [Full Article...]

'Centre to electronically track details of Covid vaccine recipients'

'Centre to electronically track details of Covid vaccine recipients' Canada is reportedly in talks with other governments in potential plans to donate extra doses of COVID-19 vaccines to lower-income countries. We are a country of 135 crore people, and it's not possible to procure vaccines for such a large population at one go. [Full Article...]

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune responses in older adults

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune responses in older adults Priority for the vaccine will be designed on the basis of scientific data. AZ said in a statement earlier this month that results from the phase III trials are expected later this year, depending on the COVID-19 infection rate in the communities where the studies are being conducted. [Full Article...]

Oxford researcher expects coronavirus vaccine results by Christmas

Oxford researcher expects coronavirus vaccine results by Christmas They are also testing whether the vaccine stops people developing Covid-19 in larger, phase three trials. Those shouldn't be long in coming - BioCentury has a graphic of the current advanced-trial vaccine landscape here, and they (and others) expect to hear from both the AZ/Oxford team and J&J's single-dose trial in December. [Full Article...]

County adds 48 new COVID-19 cases Thursday for total of 1769

County adds 48 new COVID-19 cases Thursday for total of 1769 Effingham County Coroner Kim Rhodes said Wednesday that of 26 deaths in the county so for this month, 13 of them are COVID-related. Marion County's incidence rate is the only county in the six-county Lincoln Trail District with a higher incidence rate - 90.4. [Full Article...]

First jabs in ‘days’ as Pfizer vaccine passes safety checks

First jabs in ‘days’ as Pfizer vaccine passes safety checks This result also follows a preliminary data report from Moderna about their own Phase 3 trial of their vaccine candidate, which they reported showed 94.5% effectiveness. Pfizer's vaccine can be stored in conventional freezers for up to five days, or in the special coolers for up to 15 days, as long the dry ice is replenished and the boxes are not opened more than twice a day. [Full Article...]

Oxford scientists expect COVID-19 vaccine data by Christmas

According to the study, Phase 2 of the trial was initiated when all participants in phase 1 had finished a 7-day observation period after their first dose. Early phase trials generally check if the vaccine is safe and provokes an immune response, and are used to determine things like dosing and side effects. [Full Article...]


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