During a virtual CDC advisor committee meeting, doctors and nurses have advised public health officials and drug manufactures to be transparent about the potential side effects their vaccines could induce. They warned about the side effects people may experience after getting the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
Chief Scientific Adviser of Operation Warp Speed Moncef Saloui said Sunday that Americans could receive a potentially effective COVID-19 vaccine by the second week of December. However, he said millions of Americans will achieve her immunity in May 2021.
New research has found that hyperbaric oxygen treatments could stop the aging of blood cells and reverse the aging process. In fact, the study found that the blood cells of a healthy individual can actually grow younger with multiple sessions of hyperbaric oxygen treatments.
A new study has found that weekly rapid testing could eliminate COVID-19 within weeks. The study researchers said that if 50% of Americans test themselves at home twice a week and if they test positive and self-isolate, the pandemic could be controlled within weeks.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the emergency use authorization (EUA) for baricitinib (Olumiant), in combination with remdesivir (Veklury), for hospitalized COVID-19 patients above 2 years of age, who need supplemental oxygen or mechanical ventilation.
Pfizer and BioNTech announced Wednesday that tier COVID-19 vaccine candidate has been found 95% effective at preventing the disease. Last week, citing the early interim results, the companies said their experimental vaccine is 90% effective. Recently, Moderna also announced that its coronavirus vaccine candidate is 94.5% effective.