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BioNTech and Pfizer say three doses of their vaccine neutralize omicron

BioNTech and Pfizer say three doses of their vaccine neutralize omicron BioNTech and Pfizer say three doses of their vaccine neutralize omicron

Updated on 08/12/2021 08:10 am BioNTech and Pfizer claimed Wednesday that a three-injection cycle of their COVID-19 vaccine was shown to have a neutralizing effect against the new omicron variant of the coronavirus in a laboratory test and noted that they could deliver an omicron-based vaccine in March 2022. If necessary. In the first official […]

The Swiss laboratory Roche launches a test to differentiate COVID from influenza

The Swiss laboratory Roche launches a test to differentiate COVID from influenza The Swiss laboratory Roche launches a test to differentiate COVID from influenza

Updated on 06/12/2021 07:34 am The Swiss group Roche is launching a new test to differentiate the coronavirus from influenza A and B, which will provide a result in 15 to 30 minutes, it announced on Monday. This antigen test will help clinicians quickly establish a diagnosis. It will be available, the group reported, in […]

New restrictions for the non-immunized increase vaccination in Italy

New restrictions for the non-immunized increase vaccination in Italy New restrictions for the non-immunized increase vaccination in Italy

The entry into force tomorrow of the reinforced health certificate, which further restricts the activities and places of access to the unvaccinated, together with new measures to reinforce the controls of the anti-Covid pass, have promoted vaccination in Italy, in particular of the third or booster doses. To date, in Italy 98.4 million vaccines have […]

The 7 challenges and trends that hotels will face in 2022

The 7 challenges and trends that hotels will face in 2022 The 7 challenges and trends that hotels will face in 2022

2022 is projected as a year of challenges for the hotel sector in the world. Among them are cost increases and direct sales as the main channel of action, according to DOT Hotels. In this regard, Iñaki González, CEO of the hotel chain chain, indicates which will be the seven main challenges of the sector. […]

MTC: they will again extend suspension of flights from South Africa until December 31

MTC: they will again extend suspension of flights from South Africa until December 31 MTC: they will again extend suspension of flights from South Africa until December 31

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) informed that a new extension is coordinated for the suspension of flights from South Africa and that this extension would be carried out until December 31. This measure will be taken due to the appearance of the new variant called omicron due to its epidemiological characteristics. Through a […]

COVID-19: ‘omicron’ is the new variant with the highest risk of reinfection, warns WHO

COVID-19: ‘omicron’ is the new variant with the highest risk of reinfection, warns WHO COVID-19: ‘omicron’ is the new variant with the highest risk of reinfection, warns WHO

The group of experts of the World Health Organization (WHO) met this Friday to analyze the impact of the new variant of the coronavirus detected in South Africa determined that it is a “risk variant”, Possibly more contagious, and baptized it with the Greek letter omicron. The WHO recognizes that some of the new mutations […]

South Africa detects a new variant of COVID-19 in small number of cases

South Africa detects a new variant of COVID-19 in small number of cases South Africa detects a new variant of COVID-19 in small number of cases

Updated on 11/25/2021 07:44 am South African scientists have detected a new variant of COVID-19 in a small group of cases and are working to understand its possible implications, the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported Thursday. The NICD said in a statement that 22 cases of the B.1.1.529 variant had been recorded after […]

China confines a city of four million people over small COVID outbreak

China confines a city of four million people over small COVID outbreak China confines a city of four million people over small COVID outbreak

Chinese authorities on Tuesday imposed a lockdown on the northwestern city of Lanzhou of four million people to contain a small outbreak of COVID 100 days after the start of the Beijing Winter Games. “All residential neighborhoods must remain closed”And strictly controlled movements, the municipality announced after China registered 29 local infections of the coronavirus […]

They evaluate in the US to authorize Pfizer’s anti-COVID vaccine in children from 5 to 11 years old

They evaluate in the US to authorize Pfizer’s anti-COVID vaccine in children from 5 to 11 years old They evaluate in the US to authorize Pfizer’s anti-COVID vaccine in children from 5 to 11 years old

A medical panel of experts made up of US government advisers will meet Tuesday to decide whether to authorize Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for children between the ages of five and eleven. If the independent experts convened by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) vote in favor, as expected, the emergency authorization will be in a […]

China decides new lockdowns due to COVID outbreaks

China decides new lockdowns due to COVID outbreaks China decides new lockdowns due to COVID outbreaks

Updated 10/25/2021 08:13 am The Chinese authorities confined tens of thousands of residents of the north of the country and asked the inhabitants of the capital to limit their movements due to the rebound in COVID cases, one hundred days before the start of the Beijing Winter Olympics. China identified 39 new COVID cases on […]

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