This antibody may protect against COVID-19 and all its variants

COVID-19 . Coronavirus antibody

The antibody in question was easily induced in rhesus macaque monkeys and provided broad protection against not just COVID-19 and variants but other SARS viruses. The antibody in question was easily induced in rhesus macaque monkeys and provided broad protection against not just COVID-19 and variants but other SARS viruses. How can we prevent future […]

There’s a new COVID variant on the CDC’s radar: Here’s what we know

Covid-19

The BA.4.6 subvariant of COVID-19 is the newest “variant of concern.” It is present in at least four states that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is tracking. Here’s what you need to know. What is BA.4.6.? BA.4.6. is a spinoff of the BA.4 subvariant of the coronavirus’ omicron variant. It had been “circulating for […]

COVID-19: All you need to know about the coronavirus

World

1. How COVID-19 is affecting the globeConfirmed cases of COVID-19 have passed 549.1 million globally, according to Johns Hopkins University. The number of confirmed deaths has now passed 6.33 million. More than 12.09 billion vaccination doses have been administered globally, according to Our World in Data. The US Food and Drug Administration has recommended that […]

China’s Anhui Province Reports 231 New Cases in Covid Flareup

China

China reported more Covid-19 infections in its current epicenter, putting pressure on authorities to tame the outbreak before it spills over into some of the country’s most economically important areas.  The eastern province of Anhui reported 231 Covid cases for Monday, with the tally since late June topping 1,000 infections. Authorities locked down Si county […]

Corbevax gets approval as first mix-and-match booster vaccine

Corbevax

Biological E: Trial showed significant enhancement in immune response Vaccine manufacturer Biological E’s protein sub-unit Covid-19 vaccine Corbevax has become the first to be approved by the country’s drug regulator as a heterologous booster in adults, meaning those who have received Covishield or Covaxin as their first or second dose can take it as a third booster shot. So far, mixing-and-matching […]