Coronavirus: Mixing and matching Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs ‘could worsen side effects’

Mixing and matching Covid vaccines could lead to more side effects, scientists say. British guidance says people should be given two doses of the same jab because of a lack of data on alternating doses. But there are ongoing trials of giving one type for the first dose and a different type for the second, […]

Delay strategy, at least for people under 65, could reduce deaths by up to 20 percent, say researchers — ScienceDaily

Delaying the second dose of covid-19 vaccines, at least for people aged under 65, could result in up to 20% lower mortality, but only under certain conditions, finds a US study published by The BMJ today. These conditions include a one dose vaccine effectiveness (efficacy) of 80% or higher and vaccination rates of 0.1% to […]

Delaying second Covid vaccine cuts death toll by up to a FIFTH, study finds

The decision to delay second Covid vaccine doses in the UK saved thousands of lives, more research has found. A study published in the British Medical Journal modelled how fatality rates are impacted when second jab appointments are pushed beyond the recommended regimen.  Scientists estimated deaths would be slashed by up to a fifth if […]

Studimi i fundit – Çfarë ju ndodh Në qoftë se merrni dy vaksina të ndryshme anti-Covid

Sipas një studimi, të rriturit kanë më shumë mundësi të raportojnë efekte të lehta anësore pas përzierjes së dozave të vaksinave kundër koronavirusit, të kompanive AstraZeneca dhe Pfizer. Ethe, dhimbje koke dhe dhimbje muskujsh janë raportuar më shpesh kur vaksinat e ndryshme janë kombinuar. Reaksionet e rënda kanë qenë shumë të shkurtra. “Gjetjet janë intriguese […]

Coronavirus: Nine out of 10 over-65s in England now have immune antibodies against Covid

More than nine out of 10 over-65s in England now have signs of Covid immunity for the first time, an official survey has revealed. Random antibody testing shows protection against coronavirus is now more widespread than ever, thanks to the UK’s mammoth vaccination rollout which today extended to people in their late 30s. An Office […]

Coronavirus: Scientist claims preservative in AstraZeneca vaccine could explain blood clot link

A preservative in AstraZeneca‘s Covid vaccine may trigger a rare overreaction from the immune system that causes blood clots, a scientist has claimed. Tiny numbers of people given the jab or the one made by Johnson & Johnson have developed a clotting condition that spooked some countries into turning their backs on it. The reasons for this […]

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 […]

Covid England: Infections DOUBLE in a week in four Indian variant hotspots

Coronavirus infections have doubled in a week in four Indian variant hotspots, official figures show, amid fears lockdown easing measures could be delayed because of the mutant strain. But Public Health England cautioned there was no need to panic yet because infections nationwide were ‘stable’ and hospitalisations have continued to drop. Dr Yvonne Doyle, PHE’s […]

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 […]

Coronavirus: UK records 2,657 cases and 11 deaths

Britain today announced 2,657 more coronavirus cases and 11 deaths as the country’s outbreak remains flat but creeping upwards.  The case count was on par with last Thursday’s – a 1.7 per cent rise from 2,613 — but the number of positive test results have been rising for over a week, with fears growing about […]

Number of Brits getting ill with Covid has risen by 65% in a week amid spread of Indian variant

Britain’s coronavirus cases have risen by 65 per cent in a week amid the rapid spread of the Indian variant, a symptom-tracking app warned today. The ZOE and King’s College London study estimated 2,800 Britons were being infected with the virus every day last week, up from 1,686 in the previous seven-day spell. But one […]

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 […]

Coronavirus UK: Boris Johnson admits he is ‘anxious’ about Indian variant

Boris Johnson today admitted he was ‘anxious’ about the Indian variant spreading rapidly in the UK and warned the Government would ‘rule nothing out’ in its effort to contain it. The Prime Minister claimed England’s lockdown-easing plans on Monday and June 21 were still on track — despite cases of the B.1.617.2 strain tripling nationally in […]

Përzierja e vaksinave kundër COVID-19 mund të shkaktojë efekte të lehta anësore

Të rriturit kanë më shumë mundësi të raportojnë efekte të lehta anësore pas përzierjes së dozave të vaksinave kundër koronavirusit, të kompanive AstraZeneca dhe Pfizer, është thënë në një studim të kryer nga Grupi për Vaksina në Universitetin e Oksfordit. Ethe, dhimbje koke dhe dhimbje muskujsh janë raportuar më shpesh kur vaksinat e ndryshme janë […]

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 […]

US could see lowest Covid death rate since pandemic’s early days by JUNE

The U.S. is on track to hit the lowest Covid death rate since the pandemic took hold in America in March 2020.  New COVID-19 deaths may fall as low as 1,500 in a week by early June, according to new predictions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That would be the fewest […]

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 […]

Study adds to growing evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are safe in pregnancy — ScienceDaily

A new Northwestern Medicine study of placentas from patients who received the COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy found no evidence of injury, adding to the growing literature that COVID-19 vaccines are safe in pregnancy. “The placenta is like the black box in an airplane. If something goes wrong with a pregnancy, we usually see changes in […]

Nearly 70% of US adults now say they will get Covid shots

US may reach herd immunity after all, survey suggests: Nearly 70% of adults say they WILL get vaccinated against Covid or already have as the share who will refuse the shot falls to 17% Among American adults, 69% have either had at least one dose or plan to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the latest Economist/YouGov […]

Covid England: Vaccine drive will open up to under-40s TOMORROW

The coronavirus vaccine programme in England will open up to people under the age of 40 for the first time tomorrow. NHS England said around a million adults aged 38 and 39 will be invited to come forward for their jab from Thursday morning. They will be offered either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine on […]

Asamblistja nga Gjilani tregon se si arriti që të vaksinohet në Serbi

Asamblistja e pavarur në Gjilan, Arta Haziri-Nuhiu sot e mori dozën e dytë të vaksinës Pfizer, kundër Covid-19. Por e njëjta këtë vaksinë s’ e ka marrë në Kosovë. Ajo e zgjodhi Preshevën si vend për tu imunizuar ndaj koronavirusit. Në emisionin “Frontal”, në T7, ajo tha se s’ ka shtetësi të Serbisë, por se […]

Coronavirus UK: Could spread of Indian variant jeapordise plans to ease lockdown?

India‘s Covid variant is now dominant in four local authorities in England and its rapid spread could jeopardise plans to ease lockdown, experts fear. Analysis by one of the UK’s biggest variant trackers warns the strain is focused in hotspots Bolton and neighbour Blackburn with Darwen, where outbreaks have grown by 93 and 86 per […]

‘Covid arm’ is HARMLESS and disappears within a week, study finds

A rash that appears on the arms of some people who receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is harmless, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at data from 16 Americans who developed so-called ‘Covid arm,’ in which people experience itchy and swollen skin, sometimes accompanied by red lumps or hives.  They found that the reaction is […]

Coronavirus UK: SAGE advisers downgrade warnings on third wave Covid death toll

The UK today confirmed another 20 Covid deaths and 2,474 infections, as SAGE advisers U-turned on their grisly third wave estimates and slashed predictions for next year’s death toll by a factor of 10. Positive tests were up a quarter on last Tuesday (27 per cent) and the daily average has now been rising for […]

Pfizer njofton se fëmijët e moshës 12-15 vjeç mund të vaksinohen nga java tjetër

Pfizer ka bërë një njoftim të madh në luftën kundër COVID-19. Provat e suksesshme të vaksinave që përfshijnë fëmijë të moshës 12 – 15 vjeç kanë marrë fund dhe me këtë, vaksina do të vihet në dispozicion të fëmijëve në atë grup moshë. ndërsa disa fëmijë janë kthyer tashmë në shkollë, shumë fëmijë në të […]

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 […]

Kosova pranon pjesën e dytë të 38,400 vaksinave COVID-19 nën iniciativën COVAX

38,400 doza të vaksinave AstraZeneca- Oxford Covid-19 arritën në Aeroportin e Prishtinës, këtë e ka bërë të ditur Dafina Zuna, zyrtare e komunikimit të UNICEF-it. Murat Sahin, Shef i Zyrës së UNICEF në Kosovë, falënderoi partnerët dhe donatorët e COVAX për mbështetjen e tyre kritike për të siguruar vaksinat për të gjithë. “Dorëzimi i këtyre […]

UK could share 20% of its available Covid vaccines with poorer countries

UK could share 20% of its available Covid vaccines with poorer countries and still hit its target of offering a jab to every adult AHEAD of schedule, UNICEF claims The UK has already ordered 517million doses of different coronavirus vaccines But it only needs 160million to vaccinate all adults and give them booster jabs Analysis […]

IKShPK inkurajon qytetarët për t’u vaksinuar, tregon si funksionojnë vaksinat dhe sa doza janë të nevojshme

Instituti Kombëtar i Shëndetit Publik ka inkurajuar qytetarët që të përcjellin njoftimet zyrtare për fazat e ardhshme të vaksinimit dhe kategoritë që do të vaksinohen sipas planit, ndërsa potencon se vaksinat kundër COVID-19 veprojnë së bashku me mbrojtjen natyrale të trupit tuaj për të krijuar imunitet kundër virusit dhe janë mënyra më e mirë për […]

Sot pritet të arrijnë edhe 38,400 vaksina antiCOVID-19

Të hënën në Kosovë kanë arritur mbi 3,000 doza të vaksinës Pfizer nga Bashkimi Evropian, ndërkohë nga Ministria e Shëndetësisë ditë më parë është bërë e ditur se të mërkurën do të arrijnë edhe 38,400 doza të vaksinës AstraZeneca në kuadër të aleancës COVAX. Po javën e kaluar Kosova ka marrë 4,680 doza të vaksinës […]

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 […]

Average daily US Covid cases fall to fewer than 40,000 for the first time since September 15

Average daily US Covid cases fall to fewer than 40,000 for the first time since September 15 as average daily deaths fall to a low since July 6 Average new daily Covid cases fell to 38,826 on Monday, the lowest the figure has been since September  Deaths have fallen to an historic low average of […]

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 […]

CIA plan to flush out Bin Laden through fake vaccine drive has driven jab hesitancy in Pakistan

An ambitious CIA plot to snare Osama Bin Laden by harvesting his children’s DNA through a fake inoculation drive has fuelled vaccine hesitancy in Pakistan, experts have claimed.     A Warwick University study has claimed the 2011 operation led to a decline in overall vaccine rates by up to 40 per cent the following year.  The ruse […]

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 […]

Covid: UK could be ‘back to normal by the end of the year’ if vaccines continue to work, says SAGE

Britain could be back to normal by the end of the year if vaccines continue to work and no variants emerge that can bypass immunity, one of the Government’s top scientific advisers said today. Professor Graham Medley, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and chairman of the SAGE subgroup SPI-M, said the country […]

Vazhdon vaksinimi antiCOVID-19 në sallën “1 Tetori” – Bardhi: Vetëm sot janë vaksinuar rreth 200 persona

Në qendrën e vaksinimit “1 Tetori” në Prishtinë në të cilën është duke vazhduar vaksinimi anti COVID-19 për personelin shëndetësor për tërë Kosovën, vetëm sot janë vaksinuar rreth 200. Kështu tha në një konferencë për media, koordinatori i qendrës së vaksinimit “1 Tetori”, Niman Bardhi. Sipas tij, sot shënohet dita e shtatë e vaksinimit të […]

Një pilulë nga Pfizer për të trajtuar COVID-19 mund të jetë në dispozicion deri në fund të vitit 2021 – Ja çfarë dihet deri më tani

Këtë javë, shefi ekzekutiv i Pfizer i tha CNBC  se një trajtim antiviral për COVID-19 mund të jetë i disponueshëm për publikun deri në fund të vitit 2021. Do të jetë në formën e një pilule që merret në mënyrë orale në shtëpi dhe pritet të jetë efektive ndaj varianteve të virusit. Lajmi në lidhje […]

FDA e autorizon Pfizer për përdorim tek adoleshentët

SHBA ka autorizuar vaksinën Pfizer për përdorim tek 12 deri në 15 vjeçarët. Administrata e Ushqimit dhe Barnave (FDA) tha se ishte “një hap i rëndësishëm në luftën kundër pandemisë Covid-19”, transmeton Indeksonline. Komisionerja e FDA, Dr.Janet Woodcock, tha se kjo ka për qëllim të na kthejë pranë normalitetit dhe t’i japë fund pandemisë. Rreth […]

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 […]

Data from UK’s roll-out shows first dose of AstraZeneca’s jab cuts risk of dying from virus by 80%

Britain’s vaccination drive was given another boost today as yet more real-world data revealed the jabs are saving thousands of lives. Public Health England analysis suggested one dose of AstraZeneca‘s vaccine cuts the risk of death by around 80 per cent. Two doses of Pfizer‘s jab slashes the odds by around 97 per cent, academics […]

6,402 raste aktive me koronavirus në Kosovë, të mërkurën pritet të arrijnë 38,400 doza të vaksinës antiCOVID

Instituti Kombëtar i Shëndetit Publik bën të ditur  se numri total i rasteve pozitive është 106.489 raste nga 556.365 persona të dyshimtë në virusin SARS-CoV-2 dhe 2.210 raste të vdekjes. IKSHPK njofton se numri i përgjithshëm i të shëruarve deri më sot është gjithsej 97.877 raste, ndërsa numri i rasteve aktive është 6,402. Ndryshe, herët […]

FDA authorizes Pfizer’s Covid shot for kids 12-15

BREAKING NEWS: FDA authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in children aged 12-15 Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for people ages 12-5, officials told the New York Times   The Pfizer vaccine was authorized for anyone aged 16 or older in the U.S. in December  A trial conducted from October to March […]

The ‘key’ to new COVID-19 vaccine development — ScienceDaily

New variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus most likely will necessitate the development of more vaccine options in the years ahead, and a biomedical scientist at Iowa State University believes the “key” to that development lies in the way the virus binds to human cells. Michael Cho, a professor of biomedical sciences at Iowa State, is […]

Norway says AstraZeneca and J&J Covid vaccines should only be offered to volunteers for shot

Norwegian health regulators say Covid vaccines made by AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson should only be offered to people who volunteer for the shots.  The country’s Institute for Public Health recommended neither should routinely be used because of ‘serious side effects’, with both jabs linked to a tiny risk of suffering serious blood clots.  But […]

Vaccinated Britons who catch Covid get a milder form of disease, study warns

Vaccinated Britons who catch Covid get a milder form of the disease and suffer fewer tell-tale symptoms, study warns King’s College London scientists found a third had classic Covid symptoms But among the un-vaccinated more than half had the three key signs of the virus Studies show Covid vaccines block hospitalisation and death in nearly […]

Boris Johnson will confirm hugs from Monday at 5pm briefing

Britain’s Covid alert level was downgraded to three today because of the success of the vaccination roll-out and dwindling case numbers. Health chiefs say infections, hospital admissions and deaths have ‘fallen consistently’ over the past few months, with social distancing measures and the huge inoculation drive to thank. The move to downgrade the alert level […]

Coronavirus: Almost HALF of all Covid cases in London are now the Indian variant, data suggests

Real name: B.1.617 — now divided into B.1.617.1; B.1.617.2; B.1.617.3 When and where was it discovered?  The variant was first reported by the Indian government in February 2021.  But the first cases appear to date back to October 2020.  Its presence in the UK was first announced by Public Health England on April 15. There have since been […]

CVS and Walgreens are the biggest vaccine wasters in the US

Walgreens and CVS have wasted more doses of COVID-19 vaccines than most U.S. state vaccination programs combined, a Kaiser Health News report finds.  Together, the pair of pharmacies had thrown out more than 128,000 doses – more than half of the total wasted vaccines doses in the U.S. – as of March, according to a […]

FDA expected to authorize Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for teens ages 12-15 by next WEEK  

FDA expected to authorize Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for teens ages 12-15 by next WEEK Food and Drug Administration is preparing to authorize Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for people ages 12-5, officials told the New York Times  Authorization is expected to come as early as late this week, or early next week  The Pfizer vaccine was authorized […]

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 […]

Why does air come out my ear when I blow my nose? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

Air escapes from my ear when I blow my nose. I can even blow bubbles out of it when I’m underwater. It’s not painful but surely it can’t be right? I’m 67. Carol Lawrence, Morecambe, Lancashire. Air coming out of the ear is a classic sign of a perforated eardrum. The eardrum (or tympanic membrane) […]

Coronavirus: Indian variants on the rise in some parts of England

Indian Covid variants are on the rise in parts of England and now make up one in 10 cases in London, figures suggest. Data from the Sanger Institute, which analyses positive swabs for different variants, suggest the mutant strains spread widely during April. Nationally the three different variants — which are all genetically similar — […]

UK records FOUR Covid deaths: Fatalities stay in single figures for second day running

Britain today announced four more coronavirus deaths as the country recorded single-digit fatalities for the second day in a row. The Department of Health’s daily update showed infections are also down more than a quarter compared to last week after 1,946 positive tests were processed in the past 24 hours.    It comes after just one […]

Coronavirus: Life in UK will ‘feel a lot more normal by the summer’, says SAGE adviser Neil Ferguson

MPs, businesses and pubs and restaurants are calling for lockdown to end sooner after just five Covid death were recorded over the past two days. Even ‘Professor Lockdown’ is now optimistic that vaccines will squash the UK’s third wave of coronavirus and life in Britain will ‘feel a lot more normal by the summer’. Neil […]

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 […]

More people in England and Wales are now dying of flu and pneumonia than Covid

More people are now dying from flu and pneumonia than Covid in England and Wales for the first time since the second wave took off, official figures revealed today. Office for National Statistics data showed the virus was mentioned on 260 death certificates that occurred in the week ending April 23 — down 30 per […]

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 […]

Coronavirus: More real-world data proves Pfizer Covid jab is 77-98% effective

Vaccinations rather than lockdowns are the ‘key driver’ for reducing Covid infections, a major study has found. Two doses of the Pfizer vaccine were shown to give people more than 95 per cent protection against infection, severe illness, and death. The first assessment of a national vaccination programme found cases fell most drastically when people […]

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 […]

Children make up 20% of all new COVID-19 cases in the U.S.

Children accounted for more than 22 percent of all new COVID-19 cases identified in the U.S. last week – a near record high proportion over the course of the pandemic – a recent report reveals.    Despite cases among children spiking alongside school and business reopenings, the pediatric death toll remains low. Fewer than 500 American […]

Coronavirus: UK urged to scrap vaccine patents like US and EU to help poor countries

The UK is coming under pressure to follow the US and EU lead to call for Covid vaccine patents to be ditched so companies can make cheaper versions to send to poor countries. Jab-makers currently own the rights to their vaccine recipes – known as intellectual property rights or IP rights – and other firms […]

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 […]

Covid strain first found in India will likely become ‘variant of concern’

One of the three Indian coronavirus variants is likely to be upgraded to become ‘of concern’ after clusters were found in several areas of England, it was claimed today. Cases of the mutant coronavirus have been found in schools, care homes and places of worship in the North West, London and the East Midlands. Up to […]

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 […]

Researchers urge people who are immunocompromised to strictly follow COVID-19 safety measures, even after vaccination — ScienceDaily

In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers show that although two doses of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID 19 — confers some protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it’s still not enough to enable them to dispense […]

Covid outbreak: Cases HALVE in a month to 46,000, R rate falls slightly and is still below one

England’s coronavirus cases have halved in a month, the R rate is still below one, and the number of people in hospital has dropped below 1,000 for the first time since September, promising data revealed today. Just 46,000 people had coronavirus in England on any given day last week, or one in 1,180 people, according to the […]

Under-40s should be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF THE RARE BLOOD CLOTS LINKED TO THE JAB?   Health officials say anyone who has one or more of the below symptoms for longer than four days after vaccination should seek urgent medical advice. Shortness of breath Chest pain Swollen leg Persistent stomach pain Severe headache Blurred vision Skin bruising beyond the […]

Britain records 15 Covid deaths as daily number of fatalities stays flat and 35m vaccines dished out

Britain’s daily coronavirus infections and deaths remained flat today, while the vaccine rollout has now reached more than 35million people. There were 2,490 positive tests across the country in the past 24 hours, according to the Department of Health’s daily update, which was up very slightly on the number last Friday (4 per cent). Officials also […]

Indian delegation to G7 summit in London ‘goes into self-isolation’

Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab today tried to shrug off the Indian delegation to the G7 foreign ministers’ summit in London going into self-isolation after positive coronavirus cases. The Foreign Secretary said ‘we are all having to adapt in agile ways’ as he kicked off the second day of the gathering after the dramatic news. […]

EVE SIMMONS: Why the NHS must stop treating people with anorexia like prisoners

Six years ago, at the age of 23, I sat cross-legged on a hospital bed, screaming – wailing – for my mummy. A nurse shooed my distraught mother out of the room as we reached for each other’s hands. She wasn’t allowed to say goodbye. There were metal bars on the windows. I tried to […]

SHBA, shtohen udhëtimet ajrore, BE zbut kufizimet për COVID-in

Udhëtimet ajrore në SHBA arritën nivelin më të lartë që nga fillimi i pandemisë mëse 13 muaj më parë, ndërsa zyrtarët e Bashkimit Evropian po propozojnë të lehtësojnë kufizimet për vizitorët në kontinent tani që shpërndarja e vaksinave po e ul numrin e infeksioneve dhe vdekjeve në vendet më të pasura. Por kjo tablo përmirësimi […]

Finally, the proof Covid vaccines ARE safe when you’re pregnant

The message from health chiefs is clear: Covid-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant women. While a question mark hung over this vital detail earlier on in jab trials, today there is clear data to show there is no risk to mothers-to-be or their unborn children. It is a major step forwards in the battle against […]

FDA pritet të autorizojë përdorimin e vaksinës Pfizer për fëmijët e moshës 12-15 vjeç

WASHINGTON (AP) – Administrata amerikane e Ushqimit dhe Ilaçeve (FDA) pritet të autorizojë përdorimin e vaksinës COVID-19 të Pfizer-it për fëmijët e moshës 12 deri në 15 vjeç deri javën e ardhshme. Kjo sipas një zyrtari federal dhe një personi që ka njohuri për procesin, të cilët folën në kushtet e anonimitetit. Veprimi i agjencisë […]

A janë vaksinat ndaj Covid-19 të sigurta për shtatzënat?

Gratë shtatzëna i përkasin grupit të personave më të rrezikuar për t’u përballur me COVID-19 të rëndë. Por, vaksinimet në mesin e shtatzënave janë duke u zhvilluar më ngadalë në Gjermani se sa në vendet e tjera të botës Vetëm sikur këshillat mjekësore të ishin më të qarta, Anja W, një grua 35-vjeçare në javën […]

Covid UK: Boris Johnson pledges ‘absolutely ruthless’ tracking of India’s coronavirus variant

India’s mutant coronavirus strain is now officially a ‘variant of concern’, British health chiefs announced today. Public Health England say the variant — linked to an explosion of cases in India — is ‘at least’ as infectious as the current dominant Kent strain. Cases of the variant, scientifically called B.1.617.2, have more than doubled in […]

100 milionë amerikanë plotësisht të vaksinuar

Shtëpia e Bardhë tha të premten se 100 milionë amerikanë tani janë plotësisht të vaksinuar kundër COVID-19, gati dyfishi i 55 milionë vaksinimeve që ishin realizuar deri një muaj më parë. Koordinatori i Shtëpisë së Bardhë për pandeminë e COVID-19, Jeff Zients e quajti “moment historik” arritjen e këtij numri në një konferencë shtypi të […]

Covid UK: Number of people hospitalised after first vaccine dose is ‘tiny’, says SAGE

Only tiny numbers of people are being hospitalised with coronavirus after their first vaccine dose has kicked in, NHS data has revealed. Numbers analysed by SAGE showed that around one per cent of people hospitalised with the virus in the second wave were three weeks post-vaccine, by which time they are expected to have protection.  […]

Covid England: Cases fall 40% with just 1 in 1,000 infected last week

England’s Covid R rate is likely still below one and the number of people with coronavirus plummeted by 40 per cent last week, with just one in every 1,010 people now carrying the virus. SAGE today estimated that each person with coronavirus infects between 0.8 and 1.1 others – the reproduction rate (R) – suggesting […]

Komisioneri Varhelyi vjen të mërkurën në Kosovë për vaksinat

Komisioneri për Fqinjësinë dhe Zgjerimin, Oliver Varhelyi do të udhëtojë për në Ballkanin Perëndimor javën e ardhshme ndërsa vaksinat e para COVID-19, të ndara dhe të financuara nga Bashkimi Evropian, mbërrijnë në rajon. Siç është njoftuar nga Komisioni Evropian dhe Austria në 20 Prill, në total 651,000 doza Pfizer/BioNTech do të dorëzohen në rajon brenda […]

THIRD of Britain saw ZERO Covid deaths last month

Around 22million people are living in areas across the UK where there have been no coronavirus deaths so far in April, official figures revealed today.  Data from the Government’s Covid dashboard suggests the threat of the virus has almost been eradicated in a third of the country, despite everyone still being subjected to harsh lockdown […]

Nearly two dozen areas of England have already jabbed 80% of 45 to 49 year olds, NHS figures reveal

England’s coronavirus vaccine postcode lottery was laid bare again today as data revealed parts of London and Lancashire have jabbed fewer than half of residents aged 45 to 49. NHS England statistics going up to April 25 show that 65 per cent of adults in the age group have had their first dose of either […]

Coronavirus: Indian variant cases in the UK rise to 400 and there are now three types

The proportion of UK Covid cases caused by the Indian variant spiked eight-fold in a fortnight at the start of April, MailOnline can reveal. Four hundred cases of the strain – linked to an explosion of cases in India – have now been detected in Britain since it was first spotted in February. While it accounted […]

Pfizer fillon eksportimin e vaksinave të prodhuara në ShBA

Dërgesa e vaksinave kundër Covid-19, e kompanisë Pfizer Inc për Meksikën këtë javë përfshin doza të prodhuara në fabrikën e saj në Shtetet e Bashkuara dhe sasi të tjera vaksinash pritet të vazhdojnë të eksportohen në vende të tjera, i tha agjencisë së lajmeve Reuters të enjten një burim me dijeni mbi këtë çështje. Kjo […]

Teacher at Miami school told fifth graders not to HUG vaccinated parents

A fifth-grade teacher at Centner Academy, a private school in Miami, told 10-year-old students not to hug their parents for more than five seconds if their parents were vaccinated.   The teacher also advised the students not to get the COVID-19 vaccine when available to them. The school’s co-founder, Leila Centner, told teachers that her academy would […]

Rate of Americans skipping second shots doubles as first shots fall by half

The number of Americans skipping their second doses of two-shot COVID-19 vaccines has more than doubled since February, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data.  Meanwhile, the number of people getting a first dose is falling off even faster than the decline in the number of people completing their vaccine regimens, a […]

Vaksinimi i fëmijëve mund të nisë në muajin qershor, Pfizer kërkon autorizimin

Laboratori gjerman Biotech, tha se do të aplikojë te Rregullatori Europian i Barnave, EMA, për autorizimin e përdorimit të vaksinës së prodhuar me Pfizer, te fëmijët nga 12 deri në 15 vjeç. Kompania farmaceutike tha në mars se vaksina ka rezultuar 100 për qind e efektshme te kjo grupmoshë. Eksperimentet e fazës së tretë përfshinë […]

Pfizer’s at-home pill to ‘cure’ COVID-19 might be available by the end of the year

Covid PILL could be ready THIS year: Pfizer says the first safety trials will end in May and the at-home ‘cure’ could ship by fall Pfizer Inc is currently running clinical trial on an experimental pill that would be the first to cure COVID-19 called PF-07321332  It belongs to a class of drugs called protease […]

Hooked on the ANXIETY pills experts are calling the new VALIUM

Sharon Davies has a simple message for anyone whose GP recommends they start taking the drug pregabalin to deal with anxiety. ‘Don’t,’ she says. ‘Please, just don’t.’ During the two years she spent on the drug, Sharon experienced a range of ‘unbearable’ side-effects, including dizzy spells, mental ‘fuzziness’ and extreme weight gain. Then, in July […]

At least 1,500 people complain that they developed ringing in the ears after their vaccine 

Half the UK population has now had at least one jab against Covid-19 and Public Health England says the vaccines have already saved at least 6,000 lives and stopped many becoming ill. But for all its success, the rollout has raised questions about rare but serious side-effects. The one that’s caught the public eye is the […]

Vaccine passports WON’T be ready by May 17

Heathrow’s boss today warned of his ‘deep concerns’ about impending chaos at arrivals after it emerged covid passports will not be ready for the start of foreign holidays from May 17 and could be delayed until ‘later in the summer’. John Holland-Kaye said the Home Office and UK Border Force ‘need to get a grip’ […]

Coronavirus: Symptom study shows Covid cases in England fall again to just 757 infections per day

The number of people developing Covid in England has dropped to another record low in the last week with just over 750 people now falling ill each day.  Researchers behind the country’s largest symptom tracking study estimate the daily number of people getting sick is down 13 per cent from 870 to 757, after falling […]

Mjeku nga Kosova një nga autorët e studimit, sa i përket efikasitetit të vaksinave nga Pfizer/BioNTech dhe Moderna

Vaksinat e Pfizer/BioNTech dhe Moderna kundër COVID-19, është konstatuar se janë 94 për qind efektive kundër hospitalizimit të personave mbi 65 vjet që janë prekur nga COVID-19. Ky konstatim është bërë nga Qendra amerikane për Kontrollin dhe Parandalimin e Sëmundjeve, që realizoi një studim në të cilin mori pjesë edhe mjeku nga Kosova, Dr. Arbër […]

Coronavirus: UK orders 60million more doses of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine

Britain has bought another 60million doses of Pfizer‘s Covid vaccine as part of plans to launch a booster jab rollout this autumn, Matt Hancock revealed tonight. Ministers hope the extra supplies — which will take No10’s total order to 100million — will start to be delivered from September through to early 2022 so everyone in […]

Matt Hancock gets his Covid jab from Professor Jonathan Van Tam

Matt Hancock gets his Covid jab… from Professor Jonathan Van Tam: Health Secretary, 42, reveals he was ‘in and out in eight minutes’ and it ‘didn’t hurt at all’ Matt Hancock received his first Covid vaccine at the Science Museum in London He described having the vaccine as a ‘privilege’ and says he ‘didn’t feel […]