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Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Successfully Tested Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Successfully Tested
- July 14, 2020

Dr. Scott Halperin, the CCV's director, said in May that the tests would be carried out " in a more accelerated fashion " than the usual process, which can take five years or more. Over 3.7 billion United States dollars have already been committed to finding a vaccine for covid-19, according to data compiled by Policy Cures Research, a global health think-tank. (more...)
California Closing Numerous Indoor Business Activities In All Counties
- July 14, 2020

There are additional business restrictions for 30 counties on a state monitoring list. San Diego County and other counties on the state's monitoring lists are being directed to close indoor operations at fitness centers, worship services, offices for non-critical sections, personal care services, hair salons and barber shops and malls. (more...)
Pfizer, BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine candidates get FDA's 'fast track' status Pfizer, BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine candidates get FDA's 'fast track' status
- July 13, 2020

The two vaccine candidates are now being evaluated in Phase 1/2 clinical studies in the USA and Germany. Pfizer's shares were up about 2 per cent and US-listed shares of BioNTech were up about 6 per cent before the bell. They are due to begin much larger trials with 30,000 people taking part, pending approval. US pharma giant Pfizer and BioNTech announced Monday that they have received "fast track" designation from USA health officials for two COVID-19 vaccine candidates. (more...)
Immunity to covid-19 could disappear in months, a new study suggests Immunity to covid-19 could disappear in months, a new study suggests
- July 13, 2020

If you were infected with the novel coronavirus , a new study suggests that your immunity to the virus could decline within months. "Whilst yet to be peer reviewed, the importance of this study is clear and the research has been rigorously undertaken". (more...)
Russia Eyes First Coronavirus Vaccine Launch in Mid-August Russia Eyes First Coronavirus Vaccine Launch in Mid-August
- July 13, 2020

Here is what we know so far about the Russian vaccine. The coronavirus vaccine candidate being developed by the University of Queensland (UQ) has reached a major milestone. "Sechenov University has successfully completed tests on volunteers of the world's first vaccine against coronavirus", Tarasov said. Given their needs of a different level of protection, Russian Federation has not started developing a special vaccine for children. (more...)
'Broken heart syndrome' rising under stress of pandemic, says new research 'Broken heart syndrome' rising under stress of pandemic, says new research
- July 13, 2020

The syndrome is also known as stress-induced cardiomyopathy or Takotsubo syndrome, and happens when the muscles of the heart constrict causing symptoms such as chest pain or shortness of breath. "It's as simple as that." said Dr. Horowitz. During the COVID-19 period, there was a total of 20 patients diagnosed with broken heart syndrome, compared to pre-COVID times , "which ranged from 5 to 12 patients". (more...)
Russian University Claims World's First COVID-19 Vaccine, Clinical Trials Over
- July 13, 2020

Further, according to Vadim Tarasov, the Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology, the first batch of volunteers will be discharged on July 15 (Wednesday) and the second on July 20. Around 800 people will be administered the vaccine. In Phase III, the vaccine is given to thousands of people and tested for efficacy and safety. Another potential candidate Zydus Cadila is still at Phase I. (more...)
World's first corona vaccine arrived! Russian Federation successfully completes clinical trials
- July 13, 2020

According to Russian news agency TASS , " clinical trials " of a COVID-19 vaccine being tested by Sechenov University had been completed: The first stage of research on the vaccine started on June 18 when a group of 18 volunteers were vaccinated, and the second stage on June 23 with a group of 20 volunteers being vaccinated. (more...)
IT raids Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot's close aides IT raids Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot's close aides
- July 13, 2020

They said the raids have been launched early morning in Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai and Kota. AICC general secretary in-charge of Chhattisgarh, P.L. Punia told ANI: "Sachin Pilot is now in Bharatiya Janata Party". Pilot also said he would not attend a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party scheduled for Monday. He further said that the party shall follow central leadership directions and will wait for the order looking at the evolving political situation in the state. (more...)
Ontario County COVID-19 cases reach 293 Ontario County COVID-19 cases reach 293
- July 13, 2020

Ontario is reporting 129 new COVID-19 cases as the downward trend continues in the province. The total case count for the region now stands at 639. Across the province, there are 116 people hospitalized for treatment of the coronavirus, including 29 patients in intensive care and 19 on ventilators. (more...)
Did Russian COVID-19 vaccine complete clinical trials or phase I trials? Did Russian COVID-19 vaccine complete clinical trials or phase I trials?
- July 13, 2020

The experimental vaccine, which showed promise against the fast-spreading respiratory illness in early stage human testing, is expected to move into a large trial involving 30,000 healthy participants later this month, pending regulatory nod. (more...)
Not China, but Russian Federation announces world's first Covid-19 vaccine Not China, but Russian Federation announces world's first Covid-19 vaccine
- July 13, 2020

Russian Federation had allowed clinical trials of two forms of a potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology on June 18. According to Alexander Lukashev, director of the Institute of Medical Parasitology, Tropical and Vector-borne Diseases at the University of Sikhenov, this phase of the study was meant to demonstrate the safety of the vaccine for humans and was successfully completed. (more...)
Russia’s Sechenov University Successfully Completes Trials of World’s 1st COVID-19 Vaccine Russia’s Sechenov University Successfully Completes Trials of World’s 1st COVID-19 Vaccine
- July 13, 2020

The ministry began testing a coronavirus vaccine in mid-June in conjunction with Moscow's Gamelei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology. Chinese vaccine developer CanSino Biologics is in talks with Russia, Brazil, Chile, and Saudi Arabia to launch a Phase III trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine, its co-founder said on Saturday. (more...)
Full coronavirus vaccine unlikely by next year Full coronavirus vaccine unlikely by next year
- July 13, 2020

Vadim Tarasov, the director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology said that clinical trials of the world's first Covid-19 vaccine on volunteers at Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University has been completed. As of yet, there have been no complaints about side effects or adverse reactions. The first group, aged 18 to 60, will receive different doses of the vaccine, he said. (more...)
Russia's Sechenov University Successfully Completes Trials of World's 1st COVID-19 Vaccine Russia's Sechenov University Successfully Completes Trials of World's 1st COVID-19 Vaccine
- July 12, 2020

He said the university had began clinical trials of the vaccine on June 18. Access to life-saving vaccines is a perennial issue in poorer countries. The experimental vaccine, which showed promise against the fast-spreading respiratory illness in early stage human testing, is expected to move into a large trial involving 30,000 healthy participants later this month, pending regulatory nod. (more...)
COVID-19 cases continue climb in Callaway County COVID-19 cases continue climb in Callaway County
- July 12, 2020

There are now 49 people with COVID-19 in Victorian hospitals. "In recent days, traveling and private gatherings with family and friends are common ways people are contracting COVID-19", the letter reads. It is one of 273 new cases in Victoria since yesterday. The remaining two are historical cases that emerged after testing. There are 53 confirmed positive cases and 10 presumptive cases in Douglas County, with one person in the hospital and 22 in isolation. (more...)
Russia’s Sechenov University completes clinical trials of world’s first COVID-19 vaccine Russia’s Sechenov University completes clinical trials of world’s first COVID-19 vaccine
- July 12, 2020

The Oslo-based Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, WHO and the non-profit vaccine alliance Gavi are among those seeking equitable distribution. The recruitment for volunteers is expected to start in September. "Trials for the vaccine are ongoing in the UK & Brazil". The vaccine may get emergency-use authorisation from the Food and Drug Administration and skip the third and final stage, which would use more than 10,000 volunteers in countries with an ongoing outbreak, according to ... (more...)
Mitchell County COVID-19 cases up to 13 Mitchell County COVID-19 cases up to 13
- July 12, 2020

Masks are still mandatory in all public places. The rate of new COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania has been climbing since mid-June as the state's economy reopened. WA has recorded one new case of coronavirus overnight, with the State's tally now at 635. Thus far, hospitalization rates have not shot up at the same rate as the new cases. (more...)
Virus patient dies after attending Covid-19 Virus patient dies after attending Covid-19 "hoax" party
- July 12, 2020

The man was 30 years old at the time of his death, according to Methodist Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jane Appleby . Moreover, the positivity rate has jumped to 22 percent. She then added that the patient's condition deteriorated until they were critically ill, before they came out with a heartbreaking change of heart in the moments before their death. (more...)
Here's how to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial Here's how to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial
- July 12, 2020

We want to make the vaccine available as early as possible. "It is clear that as the worldwide community comes together to develop safe and effective vaccines and therapeutics for COVID-19, equity must be a central focus of these efforts". (more...)

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