According to the WHO, there is no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need COVID-19

According to the WHO, there is no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need COVID-19

People posing with a syringe in front of the World Health Organization (WHO) logo on the needle, pictured on December 11, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up Jan 18 (Reuters) – There is currently no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses … Read more

According to the WHO, there is no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need COVID-19

According to the WHO, there is no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need COVID-19

People posing with a syringe in front of the World Health Organization (WHO) logo on the needle, pictured on December 11, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up (Reuters) – There is currently no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of COVID-19, … Read more

Return of influenza: EU threatens protracted “twindemia”

Return of influenza: EU threatens protracted “twindemia”

Doctor vaccinates patient as part of start of seasonal flu vaccination campaign in Gouzeaucourt, France, October 13, 2020. REUTERS / Pascal Rossignol / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up Influenza is re-emerging in Europe after it went into hiding last year An ECDC expert says the flu season could … Read more

Infection can last for more than five days; COVID-19 worse for vacancies

Infection can last for more than five days;  COVID-19 worse for vacancies

January 14 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent COVID-19 studies. These include research that requires further research to confirm the results and has not yet validated the peer review. Many people can still be contagious after 5 days of quarantine After five days of quarantine, approximately one-third of those infected with … Read more

Poorest countries reject more than 100 million COVID vaccines, as many close to expiring

Poorest countries reject more than 100 million COVID vaccines, as many close to expiring

Short shelf life, lack of refrigerators are the main reasons for refusal Nearly 700 million doses delivered stored in poor countries WHO COVAX program nears delivery of one billion doses BRUSSELS, Jan. 13 (Reuters) – Poorer countries last month rejected more than 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines distributed by the global COVAX program, mainly … Read more

T cells caused by a common cold can provide protection against COVID-19 – a study

T cells caused by a common cold can provide protection against COVID-19 – a study

A woman blows her nose in Dalston as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to spread, London, UK, April 14, 2020. REUTERS / Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up The study involved 52 people at home who were exposed to COVID Those who were not infected had fought against common colds … Read more

A pandemic can affect the brain development of infants; coronavirus can trigger kidney scarring

A pandemic can affect the brain development of infants;  coronavirus can trigger kidney scarring

Medical personnel using personal protective equipment (PPE) check the temperature of a baby with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a treatment center in an indoor sports center in New Delhi, India, January 5, 2022. REUTERS / Adnan Abidi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up January 5 (Reuters) – The following is a … Read more

WHO sees more evidence Omicron causes milder symptoms

WHO sees more evidence Omicron causes milder symptoms

WHO sees some ‘decoupling’ of COVID-19 cases and deaths Rising Global Immunization Rates Will Reduce Omicron’s Impact Calls for global coordination on vaccine development GENEVA, Jan. 4 (Reuters) – New evidence is emerging that the Omicron coronavirus variant affects the upper respiratory tract, causing milder symptoms than previous variants and leading to a “decoupling” in … Read more

The virus leaves antibodies that can attack healthy tissues; B-cell antibodies are impaired, Omicron did not beat them

The virus leaves antibodies that can attack healthy tissues;  B-cell antibodies are impaired, Omicron did not beat them

January 3 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent COVID-19 studies. These include research that requires further research to confirm the results and has not yet validated the peer review. The coronavirus leaves self-attacking antibodies on survivors Months after recovery from SARS-CoV-2 infection, survivors have elevated levels of antibodies that can accidentally … Read more

Omicron could lead Israel to collective immunity, health official says

Omicron could lead Israel to collective immunity, health official says

JERUSALEM, Jan. 2 (Reuters) – A wave of infections at Omicron could see Israel achieve collective immunity, the country’s top health official said on Sunday as daily cases continued to rise. The highly transmissible variant of Omicron has caused an increase in coronavirus cases across the world. Infections around the world are at an all … Read more