Vaccine Targeting Fast-Spreading Omicron Subvariants Could Be Ready For Fall As Pfizer, BioNTech Announce Trials

BioNTech and its U.S. partner Pfizer have already begun manufacturing Covid-19 boosters that are adapted for multiple Omicron sub variants including BA.1, BA.4 and BA.5.

Dr. Fauci: If you aren't up-to-date on Covid vaccines and boosters, you're 'going to get into trouble'

Nearly 228 million Americans were unvaccinated or hadn't gotten their first booster dose. The uptake is particularly low for booster shots. Get those doses now, or prepare for a harsh Covid fall...

Regeneron profit tanks on zero U.S. sales from COVID drug for second quarter

-Regeneron Pharmaceuticals reported a 72.5% fall in quarterly profit on Wednesday, hurt by lacklustre sales of its COVID-19 antibody cocktail after the U.S. health regulator limited its use...

Austria mourns suicide of doctor targetted by anti-vaccine campaigners

ZURICH - Austrian leaders appealed for national unity after a doctor who faced death threats from anti-vaccination activists and coronavirus pandemic conspiracy theorists took her own...

Dr. Fauci: BA.5-specific booster shots are the country's 'best guess' for dealing with Covid this fall

Dr. Anthony Fauci: Booster shots targeting omicron's BA.5 subvariant are the country's "best guess" at a solution. The seven-day average of new daily cases in the U.S. is nearly 125,000 as of...

These cities won't enforce an L.A. County mask mandate

Pasadena, Long Beach and Beverly Hills have come out against a mask mandate in the wake of a spike of COVID cases fueled by Omicron subvariants.

Biden says he is 'feeling great' after testing negative for COVID

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will now be able to return to work in person after testing negative for COVID-19, adding that he was "feeling great." "God willing, my...

Monkeypox cases in the Americas reach 5,300; U.S., Canada, Brazil most affected -PAHO

SAO PAULO - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday that nearly 5,300 Monkeypox cases have so far been reported across 18 countries and territories in the Americas, the...

Reckitt gains from rising medicine sales as Covid-19 beds in

Strepsils maker and rival Haleon benefit from over-the-counter treatments boost from Omicron, colds and flu

A country of 115,000 had zero COVID deaths until Tuesday. It suspects Omicron’s most transmissible variant is behind...

Its fate is similar to other places that have held back the pandemic—until now.

Experimental chewing gum reduces Omicron in saliva; sexual dysfunction, hair loss among long COVID symptoms

By Nancy Lapid - The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by...

Biden's COVID symptoms 'almost completely resolved', his physician says

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden's COVID-19 symptoms have now "almost completely resolved" and he now feels well enough to resume his physical exercise regimen, his physician said in a memo...

Progress In The Search For Broadly Neutralizing Monoclonal Antibodies III

A new antibody, SP1-77, displays strong neutralization of all SARS-CoV-2 variants, including Omicron BA.4/5.

Explainer-How worried should we be about the monkeypox global health emergency?

By Natalie Grover and Michael Erman LONDON - The rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak constitutes a global health emergency, the World Health Organization's highest alert level, WHO...

Raspy-voiced Biden declares he feels 'better than I sound'

WASHINGTON (AP) — COVID-19 symptoms left President Joe Biden with a deep, raspy voice and persistent cough as he met Friday via videoconference with his top economic team. But the president tried...

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'very mild symptoms'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and is experiencing “very mild symptoms,” the White House said, as new variants of the highly contagious virus are...

Australia battles fresh Omicron outbreak as COVID deaths rise

SYDNEY - Australia reported one of its highest daily death tolls from the novel coronavirus on Thursday while hospital admissions hovered near record levels, as authorities struggle to get ahead...

New SARS-CoV-2 Variant BA.2.75 Evades All Approved Monoclonal Antibody Therapies

The latest in the Omicron family of variants, BA.2.75, is more resistant to monoclonal antibodies than its predecessors, posing problems for the treatment of Covid-19.

The 'worst variant' is here

Omicron offshoot BA.5 is now dominating US infections, proving the pandemic is far from over.

The worst version' of COVID is spreading. Can we update our vaccines in time?

The original COVID-19 vaccines have done an extraordinary job shielding us from illness, hospitalization and death. Globally, they saved nearly 20 million lives in 2020 alone. Even today,...

Vaccine Stocks Tumble As FDA Experts Mull Omicron Shots

A panel of experts will vote Tuesday on whether to recommend omicron Covid boosters from Pfizer, Moderna and Novavax. The vote could rock the vaccine stocks. In theory, the vaccines would launch...

FDA advisers to consider whether Omicron-specific coronavirus vaccines are needed

The US Food and Drug Administration's independent Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee is set to meet Tuesday to discuss whether the composition of Covid-19 vaccines should...

Spirit, Digital World, Coinbase Fall Premarket; AutoZone, Chewy Rise By Investing.com

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Pfizer’s Omicron-Targeting Covid-19 Vaccines Generate Stronger Immune Response

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Shanghai surprise: How I survived 70 days' confinement in the world's strictest Covid lockdown

In Hong Kong, Omicron was running amok, but in Shanghai cases were still in the single digits and with China's iron-fisted approach to infections it seemed reasonable to think things would stay...

How Can You Travel for $100 or Less a Day? Get a Cruise Deal

Cruise lines typically fill their ships during the winter, when they typically offer discounts and generous perks. Now, many cruise companies have put their trips on sale again relatively late in...

Covid Vaccine News: Live Updates

Pfizer’s three-dose vaccine would cover children 6 months through 4 years old. The Moderna two-dose vaccines would be for children 6 month through 5 years. States have already ordered millions of...

FDA committee recommends Moderna two-dose Covid vaccine for kids ages 6 to 17

Moderna asked the FDA to authorize its vaccine for teenagers 12 to 17 more than a year ago in June 2021. The FDA held off on authorizing the shot as international data indicated that Moderna's...

Trials of new Covid vaccine raise hopes of once-a-year booster

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Revised Moderna Vaccine Works Better Against Omicron, Trial Suggests

Moderna released results on an updated coronavirus vaccine targeting the Omicron variant. The firm’s researchers tested a booster dose combining the original vaccine with one targeted specifically...

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