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Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine scores FDA panel backing, setting up likely authorization

A month after Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine posted positive data in a phase 3 study, the shot is almost ready for prime time. Late Friday, a key panel unanimously endorsed the vaccine for emergency use and sent it to the agency for an official decision. An FDA authorization for the one-dose vaccine would provide a quick lift… Read More »

South Africa Covid variant detected for the first time in New York patient, Cuomo says

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 15, 2020. Andy Kelly | Reuters Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that a Covid-19 variant first identified in South Africa has reached New York. The governor said at a press conference… Read More »

Covid UK: Localised lockdowns may be enforced after national curbs

Prepare for ‘postcode lockdowns’: Minister Helen Whately hints there WILL be localised restrictions to stop spread of Covid variants when national curbs are eased – but care homes could be back open for visits in WEEKS Government considering using postcode lockdowns when national curbs eased Would see localised areas hit by variants shutdown and subject… Read More »

Are Enzymes a Key to COVID Endothelial Injury?

Enzymes catalyze many biological reactions in your body. They regulate the rate of these chemical reactions, speeding them up so necessary functions like digestion, muscle contractions and other aspects of cellular metabolism can occur.1 Enzymes are also emerging as key players in COVID-19, as studies suggest damage to the endothelium, which are cells covering blood… Read More »