Vaccination

Doctor stood down after administering incorrect dose of COVID-19 vaccine to aged care residents

10 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Two aged care residents in Queensland received their two vaccines consecutively, but both remain well despite the bungle.
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New rapid diagnostic tests can differentiate between COVID-19 variants and multiple viruses

10 days ago   |   By News Medical

University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have developed two new rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 - one to detect COVID-19 variants and one to help differentiate with other illnesses that have COVID-19-like symptoms.
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California firms launch trials of COVID shot they hope will protect against South African variant

California firms launch trials of COVID shot they hope will protect against South African variant

10 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

The firms' candidate, called hAd5 T-cell, targets two parts of the novel coronaviirus: the spike protein, more prone to mutations and the nucleocapsid protein, which is less prone.
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US states will get 14.5 MILLION doses of COVID-19 vaccines next week

US states will get 14.5 MILLION doses of COVID-19 vaccines next week

10 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Pharmacies will also get a 100,000-dose boost to their supply as the US scrambles to make up for lost time after last week's winter weather delayed shipments of 6 million precious vaccine doses.
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Pharmaceutical execs pledge to increase COVID-19 vaccine output

10 days ago   |   By Healio

Pharmaceutical executives from Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and Novavax testified Tuesday that they are on track to deliver a combined 1.1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the United States by the end of July.
The executives answered questions from a House Energy & Commerce subcommittee on oversight and investigations. Their testimony came as the pace of the U.S. vaccine rollout continues to increase after a slow start.
Rep. Diana DeGette , who chairs the subcommittee, questioned each of the executives about previous statements given regarding each company's
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COVID Vaccine Makers to Congress: Expect Steady Rise in US Supply

10 days ago   |   By Medscape

Executives from five pharmaceutical companies told US lawmakers that they expect to boost supply of COVID-19 vaccines in the months ahead. The firms also are studying pediatric use of the vaccines.
Medscape Medical News
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Things to Know: Vaccine producers promise big jump in doses

10 days ago   |   By ABC News

Executives from the major COVID-19 vaccine producers have said to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month
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All the Differences Between the Covid Vaccines, Explained

10 days ago   |   By Mens health

All offer protection, but how they do it varies.
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COVID-19 vaccines authorized in US appear to be "very protective" against variants

10 days ago   |   By Healio

The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 variants worldwide has led to concern and confusion among the general public.
Recently, South Africa halted its rollout of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine after preliminary data showed the vaccine provided limited protection against the country's dominant B.1.351 variant. This has drawn concern that COVID-19 vaccines may not protect against the emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants.
During a press briefing, Gigi Gronvall, PhD, an immunologist and associate professor in the department of environmental health and engineering at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of
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Cardiac Function and Ventricular Interactions in Persistent Pulmonary...

Cardiac Function and Ventricular Interactions in Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn

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Creating a “Culture of Triage”: A Dual-Perspective Study of Interruptions...

Creating a “Culture of Triage”: A Dual-Perspective Study of Interruptions During ICU Rounds

Objectives: To explore interrupters' and interruptees' experiences of interruptions occurring during morning rounds in a PICU in an attempt to understand better how to limit... Read more ...

Prevalence of Acute Rehabilitation for Kids in the PICU: A Canadian...

Prevalence of Acute Rehabilitation for Kids in the PICU: A Canadian Multicenter Point Prevalence Study*

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Machine Learning to Support Organ Donation After Cardiac Death: Is the Time...

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Vaccine rollout ‘one of biggest workplace relations issues' of year

Victorian business and Trades Hall agree the vaccination program will make for a rocky 2021 in some workplaces. Read more ...

Meghan Markle makes waves in the royal swimming pool

The Oprah Winfrey interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to air on Sunday night in America is the latest in the shots fired between two well-oiled PR machines. Read more ...

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Police search for registered sex offender Robert Crilly

Registered sex offender is allegedly actively avoiding police. Read more ...

The Latest: Dalai Lama receives coronavirus vaccine

The Dalai Lama, the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, has been administered the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine at a hospital in the north Indian hill town of Dharmsala Read more ...

Liberal candidate for Jandakot under fire over religious views

A WA Liberal candidate whose pastor father believes Donald Trump was appointed by God and the Black Lives Matter movement is the work of the devil, has come under fire over his... Read more ...