Study finds high anti-omicron antibodies four months after booster dose of Pfizer

Study finds high anti-omicron antibodies four months after booster dose of Pfizer

A new study shows high levels of coronavirus antibodies fighting the omicron variant four months after the third dose of Pfizer, a positive sign of booster vaccine persistence. The to study from Researchers at Pfizer, BioNTech and the University of Texas Medical Branch show anti-viral antibodies that last four months after the third dose, helping … Read more

The new Covid travel rules – from testing to proof of vaccination

The new Covid travel rules – from testing to proof of vaccination

Fully vaccinated holidaymakers will no longer have to take Covid-19 tests to return to the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed. The Day 2 lateral flow test for vaccinated arrivals will be dropped, Mr Johnson told reporters on Monday. The changes are expected to take effect at 4 a.m. on February 11. This follows … Read more

Local Schools Forced To Adapt As Omicron Surge Continues – CBS Los Angeles

Local Schools Forced To Adapt As Omicron Surge Continues – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, local schools have been forced to adapt many times over the course of the last two years, and once again, students across the Southland are once again being forced to flip the script when it comes to their education. Despite numbers that have seen a slight … Read more

New Zealand Imposes Its Highest Level of Covid Restrictions

New Zealand Imposes Its Highest Level of Covid Restrictions

new video loaded: New Zealand Imposes Its Highest Level of Covid Restrictions transcript Back transcript New Zealand Imposes Its Highest Level of Covid Restrictions The restrictions were put in place after several cases of the Omicron variant were reported in a single family that had attended a large wedding and other events in Auckland, New … Read more

COVID Omicron Updates: FDA Considers Restriction of Permits for Certain Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

COVID Omicron Updates: FDA Considers Restriction of Permits for Certain Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

NEW YORK (WABC) – Federal regulators are considering restricting the authorization of certain monoclonal antibody therapies that have not been shown to be effective against omicron variants of the coronavirus, a decision-making source told CNN. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may decide in the coming days to take action to curb the use of … Read more

Is Sneezing a Symptom of COVID? How to Tell the Difference Between the Virus, Allergies and Flu – NBC Chicago

Is Sneezing a Symptom of COVID?  How to Tell the Difference Between the Virus, Allergies and Flu – NBC Chicago

Is sneezing the Symptom of COVID-19? Allergy sufferers have been asking whether their recent symptoms are caused by the Chilly environment, a cold, the flu or the coronavirus. Experts say the only real way to know the answer is to test, but until then, health officials say to treat any possible symptoms assuming they are … Read more

Is sneezing a symptom of COVID? How to tell the difference between the virus, allergies and the flu – NBC Chicago

Is Sneezing a Symptom of COVID?  How to Tell the Difference Between the Virus, Allergies and Flu – NBC Chicago

Are sneezing a symptom of COVID-19? People with allergies ask if their recent symptoms are caused by the cold environment, a cold, the flu or the coronavirus. Experts say the only real way to know the answer is to test, but until then health officials say treat all possible symptoms assuming they are COVID-related. “If … Read more

Omicron surge still rages in Southland, despite decline in other parts of country – CBS Los Angeles

Omicron surge still rages in Southland, despite decline in other parts of country – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A surge in Omicron cases continued to rage across much of Southern California, with Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials reporting more than 43,000 new cases on Friday, numbers near record highs. “You know, you talk to people who are up three, four nights in a row and they’re not … Read more

NYC COVID Rates Plunge But NY Mask Mandate Won’t End Yet – NBC New York

NYC COVID Rates Plunge But NY Mask Mandate Won’t End Yet – NBC New York

What there is to know New York State’s daily positivity rate fell to single digits on Friday for the first time since Dec. 20, while COVID hospitalizations fell 12% in the past 10 days alone, in remarkable signs of… ‘improvement Deaths are still holding up around recent highs, and despite all the encouraging trends over … Read more

CDC says omicron was in New York City sewage before it was reported in South Africa

CDC says omicron was in New York City sewage before it was reported in South Africa

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – It looks like we’re turning the page here in the Northeast when it comes to COVID, but that’s likely because we were among the first to be exposed to the omicron variant. There is now evidence that suggests omicron was in this country before the world even knew it existed. … Read more