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Released: 28-Jul-2021 2:45 PM EDT
Highly Potent, Stable Nanobodies Stop SARS-CoV-2
Max Planck Society (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft)

Göttingen researchers have developed mini-antibodies that efficiently block the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and its dangerous new variants.

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Released: 28-Jul-2021 1:40 PM EDT
How to Talk With People Who Are Not Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Cedars-Sinai

Even though she has asthma, putting her at higher risk for severe complications from COVID-19, Angela Reeves-Flores, 33, waited until a week ago to get vaccinated.

Released: 28-Jul-2021 12:15 PM EDT
One in Four Cancer Patients Lack Sufficient Immunity Against Measles and Mumps, Study Finds
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

One in four cancer patients lack sufficient immunity against measles and mumps, study finds

Released: 28-Jul-2021 11:30 AM EDT
Study Reveals Characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein
University of Kentucky

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry provides foundational information about SARS-CoV-2’s spike protein.

Newswise: California State University to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Fall 2021 Term
Released: 27-Jul-2021 1:35 PM EDT
California State University to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Fall 2021 Term
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

California State University to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Fall 2021 Term

Released: 27-Jul-2021 12:35 PM EDT
T cell response not critical for immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 or recovery from COVID-19
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

New research conducted in monkeys reveals that T cells are not critical for the recovery of primates from acute COVID-19 infections.

Released: 27-Jul-2021 11:45 AM EDT
mRNA Vaccinations vs COVID-19 Risk in Teens – Vaccinations are Safer
Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University researchers have demonstrated that the risk for myocarditis/pericarditis (heart inflammation) among male teens (12-17) diagnosed with COVID-19 is nearly 6 times higher than their combined risk following first and second doses of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccination. The risk for myocarditis/pericarditis among girls (ages 12-17) is 21 times greater from COVID-19 than from vaccines.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian CDI Scientists Awarded NIH Grant for $6.4 Million to Pursue TB Vaccine
Released: 27-Jul-2021 10:45 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian CDI Scientists Awarded NIH Grant for $6.4 Million to Pursue TB Vaccine
Hackensack Meridian Health

Focus of the work is bolstering B-cell immunity to help body beat bacteria

Newswise: “Baiya Vaccine” from Chula — a Testament of Thai Mastery — Coming this September
Released: 27-Jul-2021 8:55 AM EDT
“Baiya Vaccine” from Chula — a Testament of Thai Mastery — Coming this September
Chulalongkorn University

Chula Pharmacy prepares to test “Baiya Vaccine” a Thai vaccine against COVID–19 by “Baiya Phytofarm“, a Chula startup. The vaccines have been produced at the first plant in Asia that manufactures plant–based vaccines for humans. Clinical trials with volunteers and the research for the second–generation vaccine to fight the virus variants are to commence in September 2021.

Newswise: Rush University Medical Center Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for Workers
Released: 26-Jul-2021 5:25 PM EDT
Rush University Medical Center Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for Workers
Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center will require all staff, contractors and volunteers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 1.

Newswise: OADN Joins Major Organizations  in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health and Long-Term Care
Released: 26-Jul-2021 3:05 PM EDT
OADN Joins Major Organizations in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health and Long-Term Care
Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Joint Statement in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health and Long-Term Care

Newswise: Leading Experts Urge Health Care Workers to Accept COVID-19 Vaccinations ASAP
Released: 26-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT
Leading Experts Urge Health Care Workers to Accept COVID-19 Vaccinations ASAP
Florida Atlantic University

Leading experts address the clinical and public health challenges as well as ethical implications for health care workers to achieve high levels of vaccinations to protect themselves, their coworkers and the general public from COVID-19.

Released: 26-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT
Major Health Care Professional Organizations Call for COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Health Workers
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

With COVID-19 case counts rising amid the spread of the Delta variant, more than 50 health care professional societies and organizations called for all health care employers to require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in a joint statement released today. These societies and organizations represent millions of workers throughout health and long-term care – from doctors and nurses to pharmacists and physician assistants, from public health workers and epidemiologists to long-term care, home care, and hospice workers.

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Released: 26-Jul-2021 8:50 AM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: COVID Variants and a Surge Among the Unvaccinated: Live Expert Panel for July 23rd, 2021
Newswise

Panelists will discuss the threat posed by new COVID variants and continued vaccine hesitancy.

22-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
National Poll: Parents Split on Whether to Vaccinate Younger Kids Against COVID
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Many parents are missing opportunities to discuss questions and concerns about the COVID vaccine for kids with a doctor.

Newswise: NIH Chooses University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to Head Project for Its Safe Return to In-Person School Initiative
Released: 23-Jul-2021 12:15 PM EDT
NIH Chooses University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to Head Project for Its Safe Return to In-Person School Initiative
University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is helping to lead a National Institutes of Health (NIH) COVID-19 testing initiative to safely return children to in-person school.

Released: 22-Jul-2021 2:30 PM EDT
度假旅行者需要了解的COVID-19相关信息
Mayo Clinic

许多人会利用国家法定假日出门旅行或举办聚会。由于仍有许多人需要接种COVID-19疫苗以及传染性更强的Delta变种疫苗,因此健康专家建议,如果您计划旅行或召集很多人聚会,请务必谨慎。

Released: 22-Jul-2021 1:00 PM EDT
Cell-Analysis Technique Could Combat Tuberculosis
Cornell University

Researchers at Cornell have developed a way to analyze how individual immune cells react to the bacteria that cause tuberculosis. It could pave the way for new vaccine strategies and provide insights into fighting other infectious diseases.

Released: 22-Jul-2021 12:30 PM EDT
ما يحتاج المسافرون لقضاء العطلات إلى معرفته بشأن فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد-19)
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا - الأعياد الوطنية هي الأوقات التي يسافر فيها الكثير من الناس أو يقيمون الحفلات. نظرًا لأن العديد من الأشخاص ما يزالون بحاجة إلى التطعيم ضد فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد-19) والنوع دلتا الأكثر انتشارًا، ينصح خبراء الصحة بالحذر إذا كنت تخطط لرحلة أو تجمع لمجموعة كبيرة معًا.

Released: 22-Jul-2021 11:40 AM EDT
Lo que los viajeros vacacionales deben saber sobre la COVID-19
Mayo Clinic

Durante la temporada vacacional del país, muchas personas viajan o hacen fiestas, pero como aún falta vacunar contra la COVID-19 a mucha gente y circula por allí la variante Delta más contagiosa, los expertos en salud recomiendan ser cautelosos al planificar viajes o reuniones con grupos grandes de personas.

Released: 22-Jul-2021 11:40 AM EDT
O que as pessoas que viajam em férias precisam saber sobre a COVID-19
Mayo Clinic

Feriados nacionais são eventos em que muitas pessoas viajam ou dão festas. Com muitas pessoas ainda sendo vacinadas contra a COVID-19 e com a circulação da variante Delta, que é mais contagiosa, os especialistas recomendam cuidado ao planejar uma viagem ou reunir um grande grupo de pessoas.

Newswise: Early CHIS 2021 Data Estimates Show how Californians Dealt With COVID-19
Released: 20-Jul-2021 5:55 PM EDT
Early CHIS 2021 Data Estimates Show how Californians Dealt With COVID-19
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

With California state vaccination rates slowing, and guidelines on mask wearing and social gatherings changing, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR) has released new data from the 2021 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) that sheds light on Californians’ views on getting the vaccine and following suggested safety protocols.

Released: 20-Jul-2021 5:10 PM EDT
Vaccine acceptance higher in developing nations than U.S.
Cornell University

Willingness to get a COVID-19 vaccine was considerably higher in developing countries than in the United States and Russia, according to new research.

Released: 20-Jul-2021 1:10 PM EDT
10 Reasons to Put the COVID-19 Vaccine on Your Back-to-School List
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Starting the COVID-19 vaccination process in July and August can prepare teens and young adults for a safe school year and protect children who can’t be vaccinated.

Newswise: Study Explores Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Potential Ways to Reduce It
Released: 20-Jul-2021 11:40 AM EDT
Study Explores Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Potential Ways to Reduce It
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

A new study co-authored by a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School identified behavioral patterns associated with reluctance among some adults for taking the COVID-19 vaccine. The study, conducted among adults in China, suggests that information about the vaccination behaviors of people whom one personally knows can be more influential in changing the individual’s vaccine hesitancy than information about vaccine use among the general public.

Released: 19-Jul-2021 2:30 PM EDT
Survey Shows Rise in Vaccine Hesitancy in Ghana
University of Southampton

Research led by the University of Southampton into the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine in Ghana, West Africa has concluded that vaccine hesitancy has seen a small, but significant increase over the last three months.

Released: 19-Jul-2021 11:20 AM EDT
Mathematical Models and Computer Simulations Are the New Frontiers in COVID-19 Drug Trials
University of Waterloo

Researchers are using computer models to simulate COVID-19 infections on a cellular level - the basic structural level of the human body.

Released: 16-Jul-2021 4:10 PM EDT
利用人工智能筛选3000万种针对SARS-CoV-2的候选药物
Mayo Clinic

妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic)的研究人员和合作者利用计算机模拟和人工智能(AI)来筛选3000万种候选药物,这些药物有可能阻断导致COVID-19的SARS-CoV-2病毒。在一篇发表在《Biomolecules》上的论文中,研究人员阐述了他们如何加速药物发现,从而为开展进一步的研究确定最有希望的目标。他们的最终目的是寻找治疗COVID-19的新方法。

Released: 16-Jul-2021 2:00 PM EDT
No Sign of COVID-19 Vaccine in Breast Milk
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Messenger RNA vaccines against COVID-19 were not detected in human milk, according to a small study by UC San Francisco, providing early evidence that the vaccine mRNA is not transferred to the infant.

Released: 16-Jul-2021 11:30 AM EDT
年轻男性接种COVID-19(2019冠状病毒病)疫苗后出现心肌炎的通报病例极少;疫苗接种仍然重要
Mayo Clinic

年轻男性中在接种第二剂莫德纳 (Moderna) 或辉瑞 (Pfizer) 信使核糖核酸 (mRNA) COVID-19 疫苗后不久有人出现了心肌发炎(即心肌炎)症状,这些罕见病例引起了妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic)研究人员的密切关注。

Released: 15-Jul-2021 11:25 AM EDT
New Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate Provides Effective Option for Low- to Mid-Income Countries
Emory Health Sciences

A multidisciplinary team of researchers is the first to show combining yeast-expression technology and a novel adjuvant formulation to produce a COVID-19 vaccine candidate is effective against SARS-COV-2 and promises to be easy to produce at large scale and cost-effective, important aspects for vaccinating people worldwide, especially in low- to middle-income countries.

Newswise: Hopkins Med News Update
Released: 15-Jul-2021 11:00 AM EDT
Hopkins Med News Update
Johns Hopkins Medicine

NEWS STORIES IN THIS ISSUE: - Johns Hopkins Medicine Celebrates Its Contributions to Keto Therapy as Diet Turns 100 - COVID-19 News: Can Dietary Supplements Help the Immune System Fight Coronavirus Infection? - Johns Hopkins Medicine Helps Develop Physician Training to Prevent Gun Injuries, Deaths - COVID-19 News: Study Says Pandemic Impaired Reporting of Infectious Diseases - Johns Hopkins Medicine Helps Create Treatment Guide for Neurodegenerative Disorders - Johns Hopkins Pediatrics Says, ‘Get Kids Required Vaccines Before Going Back to School’

14-Jul-2021 10:05 AM EDT
Black, Latinx People Confident in COVID-19 Safety Precautions but Skeptical About Vaccines
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Black and Latinx people intensely sought information on COVID-19 and engaged in public health measures such as mask-wearing and testing due to devastating experiences during the pandemic but are still skeptical about vaccines, according to a Rutgers study.

Released: 14-Jul-2021 4:25 PM EDT
Vaccine Hesitancy In Young Adults May Hamper Herd Immunity
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Vaccine skepticism among young adults may stall efforts to achieve herd immunity - a threshold in which approximately 80 percent of a population is vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Newswise: The Medical Minute: What to know about the delta variant
Released: 14-Jul-2021 1:55 PM EDT
The Medical Minute: What to know about the delta variant
Penn State Health

News of a rapidly spreading delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 is unsettling. The best protection? The vaccine.

Newswise: COVID-19 Vaccine Protection Against Infection Lower and Slower in People with Liver Disease
Released: 14-Jul-2021 12:40 PM EDT
COVID-19 Vaccine Protection Against Infection Lower and Slower in People with Liver Disease
University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

A study shows for the first time that people with cirrhosis who receive mRNA COVID-19 vaccination gain important protection against more serious outcomes like hospitalization and death. At the same time, however, the vaccines offer less protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection and take longer to take effect in this population.

Released: 14-Jul-2021 12:20 PM EDT
University of Chicago Medical Center to require COVID-19 vaccination for all employees
University of Chicago Medical Center

The University of Chicago Medical Center will require COVID-19 vaccinations for its entire workforce, joining other hospitals across the country that have looked at the data on safety and effectiveness of the vaccines.

Released: 14-Jul-2021 12:15 PM EDT
MD Anderson Research Highlights for July 14, 2021
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Research Highlights provides a glimpse into recently published studies in basic, translational and clinical cancer research from MD Anderson experts. Current advances include a promising combination therapy for acute myeloid leukemia, understanding mechanisms driving resistance to PARP inhibitors, a therapeutic neoantigen vaccine to treat lung cancer, a novel treatment for triple-negative breast cancer and a new understanding of how telomeres may drive inflammatory bowel disease.

Newswise: Scientists repurpose cancer and seizure medications to aid in the fight against COVID-19
Released: 13-Jul-2021 5:35 PM EDT
Scientists repurpose cancer and seizure medications to aid in the fight against COVID-19
Argonne National Laboratory

Two teams of researchers using the Advanced Photon Source identified existing drugs — one used to treat cancer, the other an anti-seizure medication — that may work as treatments for COVID-19.

Released: 13-Jul-2021 5:25 PM EDT
What you say in the first minute after a vaccine can be key in reducing a child's distress
York University

As we look forward to a fall with hopefully one of the most important vaccination uptakes of children in a generation, a new study provides insights to help parents with reducing post-vaccination distress in younger kids.

Released: 13-Jul-2021 5:05 PM EDT
Google trends, the COVID-19 vaccine and infertility misinformation
American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

Google searches related to infertility and coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines increased by 34,900% after a pair of physicians submitted a petition questioning the safety and efficacy data of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine.

Released: 13-Jul-2021 2:40 PM EDT
Usando a inteligência artificial para fazer a triagem de 30 milhões de possíveis medicamentos contra o SARS-CoV-2
Mayo Clinic

Os pesquisadores e colaboradores da Mayo Clinic usaram a simulação em computadores e inteligência artificial (AI) para fazer a triagem virtual de 30 milhões de possíveis medicamentos que podem bloquear o SARS-CoV-2, o vírus que causa a COVID-19.

Released: 13-Jul-2021 2:35 PM EDT
Inteligencia artificial permite seleccionar 30 millones de posibles fármacos contra el SARS-CoV-2
Mayo Clinic

Los investigadores de Mayo Clinic y sus colaboradores usaron simulación por computadora e inteligencia artificial (IA) para seleccionar 30 millones de posibles fármacos que obstruyan al virus SARS-CoV-2, causante de la COVID-19.

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Released: 13-Jul-2021 2:05 PM EDT
One shot of the Sputnik V vaccine triggers strong antibody responses
Cell Press

A single dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may elicit significant antibody responses against SARS-CoV-2, finds a study published July 13 in the journal Cell Reports Medicine.

Released: 13-Jul-2021 6:05 AM EDT
Highlighting the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines could hold key to converting doubters
University of Bristol

Informing people about how well the new COVID-19 vaccines work could boost uptake among doubters substantially, according to new research.

Released: 12-Jul-2021 5:25 PM EDT
Care home residents are at risk of COVID-19 even after being fully vaccinated
European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Care homes need to be vigilant for outbreaks of COVID-19, even after residents have received two doses of the vaccine, according to new research being presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) held online this year.


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