Tag Archives: COVID19

Suspension of fertility treatments during COVID-19 has mental health impacts

The suspension of fertility treatments due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a variety of psychological impacts on women whose treatments were cancelled, but there are several protective factors that can be fostered to help in the future, according to a new study by Jennifer Gordon and Ashley Balsom of University of Regina, Canada, published… Read More »

UK introduces insane COVID-19 fine

People in England who refuse to self-isolate to stop the spread of coronavirus could face fines of up to £10,000 (AU$ 17,718) under tough new regulations announced over the weekend to tackle a surge in cases. The eye-watering financial penalties makes Britain, along with Australia, one of the few countries in the world to impose… Read More »

Vaccine protection against COVID-19 related issues

The vaccine — developed through a collaboration between BIDMC and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) — uses a common cold virus, called adenovirus serotype 26 (Ad26), to deliver the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein into host cells, where it stimulates the body to raise immune responses against the coronavirus. Barouch’s group and J&J developed a series of vaccine… Read More »