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Speaker: Focusing COVID-19 vaccine research on patients with cancer an ongoing challenge

20 days ago   |   By Healio

The lack of patients with cancer in COVID-19 vaccine trials has led to a major gap in data to understand how these vaccines work for this population, according to a keynote address at the COVID-19 & Cancer Consortium Scientific Retreat.
“What frustrates many of us who deal with immunosuppressed patients... is the delay in trials in patients with cancer,” Steven A. Pergam, MD, MPH, associate professor at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and member of the FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, said in his virtual presentation during the
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No new cases for Victoria, but Brisbane visitors must isolate

20 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Victoria as recorded another day of no new COVID-19 cases, as travellers from Queensland in the state are warned to isolate and get tested immediately.
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Pregnant women vaccinated against COVID-19 pass antibodies to newborns

20 days ago   |   By Healio

Pregnant and lactating women who received the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine had similar levels of vaccine-induced antibody titers compared with nonpregnant controls, according to new study results.
In addition, researchers found vaccine-generated antibodies in umbilical cord blood and breast milk after maternal vaccination. The new findings suggest that COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant and lactating women can provide “robust maternal and neonatal immunity,” they wrote.
“This news of excellent vaccine efficacy is very encouraging for pregnant and breastfeeding
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NIAID Launches Trial to Assess Post-Vax COVID Transmission Risk

NIAID Launches Trial to Assess Post-Vax COVID Transmission Risk

20 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

Thousands of college students participating in a new trial called PreventCOVIDU will help determine how well COVID-19 vaccines diminish risk of transmitting the infection, officials said Friday.
That the vaccines are highly...
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Pregnant women show robust immune response to COVID vaccines, pass antibodies to newborns

20 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Researchers have found the new mRNA COVID-19 vaccines to be highly effective in producing antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus in pregnant and lactating women. They also demonstrated the vaccines confer protective immunity to newborns through breastmilk and the placenta.
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Can You Get COVID-19 After You've Been Vaccinated?

20 days ago   |   By Medscape

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, discusses protocols to follow if you have had the COVID-19 vaccine.
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