The San Diego-based orangutan, named Karen, made medical history by receiving the first COVID-19 experimental vaccine for animals
An orangutan named Karen has made US history after receiving the first COVID-19 experimental vaccine for animals developed by veterinary pharmaceutical company Zoetis.
A new scientific study has found that there are more than 140,000 virus species in the human gut, more than half of which have never been seen before. The study opens up a new avenue for research about how viruses live and affect human health.
This is the third vaccine for COVID-19 to be approved in Canada, following Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna
Twitter is set to increase censorship of COVID-19 vaccine “misinformation” through the use of its new “strike” system that will determine when and if further enforcement is needed. This follows intense backlash for banning former US President Donald Trump.
Data from the CDC’s Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) shows, as of today, 929 deaths, 316 permanent disabilities and more than 15,000 adverse reactions reported after of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Israel passed a law allowing the government to share the identities of people who are not vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Passing the law, officials asked, “Is privacy more important than life itself?”
Toronto’s Phase One vaccination plan includes the vulnerable, including seniors and first responders
In a Phase 1 vaccination plan, Toronto will be vaccinating the homeless population, which faces the highest risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus in the shelter system. The vaccines, however, are still undergoing trial across the world.
Since January 16, at least 19 people in India have died after receiving Covaxin and Covishield vaccines, some dying as quickly as in a few hours. However, the government has denied any connection between the vaccines and deaths.
The Hague court sides with activists, tells Dutch government to IMMEDIATELY lift ‘illegitimate’ curfew
The Dutch government was asked to reverse its COVID-19 curfew after The Hague court ruled that the curfew infringes on people’s rights and has no legal grounds.
The £33.6-million project will help the researchers understand how the virus and vaccines affect people.
The call for proposals is open until March 25. Visit women.gc.ca for more information and for details on how to apply
The company will continue to research two investigational therapeutic candidates
The WHO sent a team to parts of China, including Wuhan, last month, where the virus originated
Pfizer and BioNTech will jab approximately 4000 pregnant women with their experimental COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to understand the vaccine’s effects. Globally, millions have already received shots of the vaccines authorized for emergency use.
117-year-old French nun Sister André has survived COVID-19 in three weeks. The oldest person in Europe didn’t realize she was infected. While it’s not clear which COVID-19 test she took, many experts have expressed doubt about the efficacy of tests like the PCR.
It reduced the likelihood of requiring urgent care, emergency department consultation or hospitalization.
Sarasota, Florida, lifted its mandatory masking policy against advice from health experts. Commissioners stated that face coverings were too “burdensome” for citizens and businesses, and the city could not penalize everyone who breached the rule.
Facebook ramping up censorship, from banning COVID-19 misinformation spreaders to silencing Australian users
The social media giant has received backlash from some users for censoring what they call “free speech”
As cases of COVID-19 continue to soar across the UK, it is reporting the lowest number of flu cases that it has seen in more than 130 years.
Switzerland has banned the AstraZeneca vaccine, becoming the only country in Europe not to authorize it. The decision came after the Swiss medical regulator concluded a lack of data on the vaccine’s efficacy.