Udhëtimet drejt Italisë, cilat vaksina do të pranojë vendi fqinj këtë verë?


Italia ka në plan të hapë kufijtë për turistët këtë verë, por një sërë udhëtarësh kanë nisur të shqetësohen se vaksina që kanë bërë kundër Covid-19 s’ do t’i lejojë të kalojnë ata përtej kufirit. Italia ka premtuar të “mirëpresë botën” duke filluar me njerëzit që janë vaksinuar plotësisht kundër Covid-19. Qeveria italiane s’ ka […]

Dr Fauci says he’s ‘not so sure’ US schools should require children to get COVID-19 vaccine


Dr Anthony Fauci say he is not sure if US schools should require children to get the COVID=19 vaccine before they return for in-person learning. The nation’s top infectious disease expert said parents should be encouraged to get their children immunized, especially on the heels of news that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s […]

Nearly three quarters of U.S. children infected with Covid NEVER develop worrisome symptoms


The majority of children infected with COVID-19 do not show typical symptoms of the disease, a new study suggests. Researchers found nearly 75 percent of children who test positive don’t experience fever, coughing or shortness of breath. Although, only about five percent of kids ended up hospitalized, they were up to five times likely to […]

Covid shots prevent more than 99% of hospitalizations, study suggests


Covid vaccines are virtually 100 percent effective at protecting people from getting sick enough from the virus to need to be hospitalized, new, real-world data reveal.   A medical research center in Cleveland, Ohio studied coronavirus vaccine effectiveness among its staff and found resounding success. Of about 2,000 caregivers in the study who tested positive for […]

CDC advisory committee recommends Pfizer’s Covid vaccine be used in teens ages 12 to 15


BREAKING NEWS: CDC advisory committee recommends Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds CDC’s advisory committee recommended on Wednesday that Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine be administered to children ages 12 to 15 With the recommendation, most states will likely begin giving out the shot to younger teenagers on Thursday It comes two days after the FDA […]

Britain could approve Covid vaccines for children after US allows Pfizer’s jab for youngsters


Britain could approve Covid vaccines for children within weeks following US health chiefs’ decision to green light the move, UK scientists said today. America’s regulator, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), last night approved plans for the Pfizer jab to be given to children aged 12 and above.   No10 has reportedly already drawn up plans […]

CDC chief is worried four variants of global concern could set the US back on road to recovery 


The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned that coronavirus variants could set the U.S. back on the road to recovery. Testifying on Tuesday before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on national efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr Rochelle Walensky said she was happy to see case […]

Sllovakia pezullon vaksinimin e qytetarëve me AstraZeneca


Ministria e Shëndetësisë e Sllovakisë tha të martën se po pezullonte përdorimin e vaksinës AstraZeneca COVID-19 për njerëzit që marrin dozat e tyre të para, pasi specialistët shqyrtuan vdekjen e një marrësi. Rregullatori shtetëror i ilaçeve, SUKL, tha javën e kaluar se vdekja e një gruaje 47-vjeçare kishte të ngjarë të lidhej me vaksinën. “Ministria […]

Vaksina e BioNTech lejohet edhe për fëmijët prej moshës 12 vjeç


“Një hap i rëndësishëm”: Pas Kanadasë edhe SHBA lejon vaksinat BioNTech-Pfizer të përdoren për fëmijët prej moshës 12 vjeç. Kjo mund të influencojë zhvillimet në të ardhmen. Vaksina kundër virusit Corona e kompanisë gjermane BioNTech dhe partnerit të saj amerikan Pfizer, në të ardhmen mund të përdoret edhe për grupmoshën 12 deri në 15 vjeç […]

CDC has stopped counting every ‘breakthrough’ Covid infection in fully vaccinated people


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stopped counting every infection among people fully immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine who later tested positive for the virus.  So-called ‘breakthrough cases’ occur when people contract coronavirus at least 14 days after receiving their final dose of the vaccine. As of April 26, 9,245 Americans out of more than […]

Shefja e Agjencisë së Barnave: Të gjitha vaksinat funksionojnë


Ndërkohë që mëdyshjet mes njerëzve për t’u vaksinuar apo jo kundër koronavirusit janë akoma në nivele të larta, Shefja e Agjencisë Europiane të Barnave, Emer Cooke, jep lajmin e mirë që mund të ndryshojë sjelljen ndaj vaksinave. Në një intervistë të gjatë për mediat italiane, Emer Cook rendit disa nga arritjet e EMA dhe bën […]

UK is in a ‘very good position’ against Covid variants


Britain is in a ‘very good position’ against coronavirus variants, researchers insisted today as Pfizer claimed there is no proof its current jab needs to be updated to fight mutant strains. Public Health England data shows variant cases have remained low in recent weeks, despite a spike in infections triggered by the Indian B.1.617.2 strain.  But […]

Bashkimi Evropian vendos të mos rinovojë kontratën e vaksinave me AstraZeneca


Bashkimi Evropian ka vendosur të mos rinovojë një vendim sipas të cilit AstraZeneca të furnizojë me vaksinën e saj të coronavirusit pas qershorit. Sipas medieve të huaja, përcjell Telegrafi, vendimi vjen ndërsa presidenti francez Emmanuel Macron tha se blloku do të përqendrohet në vaksina nga kompani të tjera farmaceutike në të ardhmen. Ai ndjek një […]

Pfizer is working on a new version of its Covid vaccine that could be stored in a refrigerator


Pfizer has submitted information to U.S. health regulators about a new version of its coronavirus vaccine that could be stored in refrigerators for up to 10 weeks. In an earnings report on Tuesday, the pharmaceutical company said it sent ‘stability data’ to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday and expects the formulation […]

Average US deaths have not surpassed 1,000 in three weeks as average daily cases fall to 6-month low


Coronavirus cases and deaths are continuing to plummet across the United States as more and more people get vaccinated against the disease. Several former epicenters on the West Coast, in the Midwest, and on the East Coast, are seeing deaths and hospitalizations on the decline and test positivity rates falling to record low numbers.   Los Angeles […]

COVID-19 vaccine is associated with fewer asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, study finds — ScienceDaily


Vaccination dramatically reduced COVID-19 symptomatic and asymptomatic infections in St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital employees compared with their unvaccinated peers, according to a research letter that appears today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study is among the first to show an association between COVID-19 vaccination and fewer asymptomatic infections. When the […]

Fully vaccinated healthcare workers were up to 18 TIMES less likely to be infected, two studies find


Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus reduces the risk of getting sick from COVID-19 by five- to 18-fold for fully immunized people, two new studies show.  In one report, just 0.4 percent of healthcare workers in Israel who received both shots of the COVID-19 immunization later tested positive compared to 7.2 percent of unvaccinated employees. This means healthcare workers who […]

Covid: Moderna vaccine 96% effective in teenagers ages 12-17 in early trials


Moderna Inc says its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective among teenagers, early clinical trial data show. In the TeenCOVE study, including children ages 12 to 17, the two-dose shot was 96 percent effective. The results are in line with the 94 percent efficacy Moderna showed among adults in its December 2020 trial that led to […]

Shkencëtarët në ndjekje të varianteve të reja të COVID-19 që mund të depërtojnë vaksinën


Një numër i vogël njerëzish preken me COVID-19 pasi janë vaksinuar. “Asgjë s’ është 100% e sigurtë në këtë botë”, thotë Gigi Gronvall, një studiuese në Qendrën Johns Hopkins për Sigurinë Shëndetësore. ndërsa variante të reja shfaqen në të tërë botën, shkencëtarët thonë se është e rëndësishme të vëzhgohen këto raste të rralla. Ato mund […]

Pfizer hits out at Biden administration over vaccine patent waivers


Pfizer has hit out at the Biden administration’s support for waiving intellectual property protections to allow poorer countries to produce vaccines developed by companies like it and Moderna, potentially cutting into the firms’ profits.  It comes just hours after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle penned an open letter to vaccine makers urging them to suspend […]

More than 40,000 ‘excess deaths’ were recorded in private homes in England and Wales in 2020


More than 40,000 ‘excess deaths’ were recorded in private homes last year but fewer than one in ten were caused by coronavirus, official figures revealed today. Office for National Statistics data showed 166,000 people died at home in England and Wales in 2020, compared to a yearly average of 125,000. Covid was behind just eight […]