Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

German commission may do U-turn on AstraZeneca jab for elderly

Germany's vaccine commission is considering reversing course and recommending AstraZeneca's COVID-19 jab for those over 65 after a study showed it to be effective among the elderly, its chairman has said.


Covid vaccines block disease, but do they stop infection?

As reports this week from Scotland and Israel—where much or most of the population have gotten COVID jabs—confirm that vaccines largely prevent people from getting sick, another question is emerging: do they also block ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 rates decreased after one vaccine dose

(HealthDay)—Substantial reductions in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and symptomatic COVID-19 have been reported following administration of one dose of the BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine, according ...


Comparing COVID-19 vaccines: How are they different?

Even if you're still waiting for a vaccine, watching the first people get their COVID-19 vaccinations may have felt like a huge relief. As the weeks pass, countless reports are coming out about the effectiveness of new vaccines ...

Medical research

Potential vaccine to prevent deadly strep A infection

Using a novel technology Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers are closer to the development of a new vaccine aimed at preventing the deadly Streptococcus A (strep A), which kills more than 500,000 people ...

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