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Mercosur Health Ministers point out that vaccine will not stop dengue outbreaks

Mercosur Health Ministers point out that vaccine will not stop dengue outbreaks Mercosur Health Ministers point out that vaccine will not stop dengue outbreaks

The ministers and authorities of Health of the Mercosur pointed out this Friday in Asunción that the prevention of dengue, of which the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned for this year his “worst season”, requires a comprehensive strategy to eradicate the transmitting mosquito and not only the application of vaccines. “The vaccine is not […]

Brazil receives first batch of dengue vaccines amid disease outbreak

Brazil receives first batch of dengue vaccines amid disease outbreak Brazil receives first batch of dengue vaccines amid disease outbreak

Brazil received a batch of 750,000 doses of the vaccine Denga against him dengue donated by the Japanese laboratory Takeda Pharma and that will allow it to anticipate its immunization campaign in the midst of one of the worst outbreaks of the disease in recent years, official sources reported. The Japanese laboratory intends to deliver […]

Mexico: Moderna expects new covid-19 vaccine to be marketed by the end of the year

Mexico: Moderna expects new covid-19 vaccine to be marketed by the end of the year Mexico: Moderna expects new covid-19 vaccine to be marketed by the end of the year

The vaccine against covid-19 updated from modern could be marketed in Mexico at the end of 2023, Rolando Pajón, medical director of the pharmaceutical company for Latin America. “We would like to be able to be in Mexico before the end of the year with our already improved vaccine so that in Mexico we are […]

EU delays approval of revised Novavax COVID vaccine

EU delays approval of revised Novavax COVID vaccine EU delays approval of revised Novavax COVID vaccine

The regulatory bodies of the European Union (EU) They have delayed the decision to approve the vaccine COVID-19 of Novavaxas reported on Sunday by the Financial Times. The European Medicines Agency (EMA), which was due to approve the updated vaccine last Friday, has requested more information from the company, according to the report. “As part […]

The complex story behind the messenger RNA revolution

The complex story behind the messenger RNA revolution The complex story behind the messenger RNA revolution

The vaccines of messenger RNAwhich arose with the crisis of the Covid-19 and which this Monday earned the Nobel Prize in Medicine for researchers Katalin Karikó (Hungary) and Drew Weissman (United States), marked the highest point of a therapeutic revolution. A revolution that could also be used against AIDS and some types of cancer, after […]

WHO chief asks China for “full access” to determine the origin of COVID

WHO chief asks China for “full access” to determine the origin of COVID WHO chief asks China for “full access” to determine the origin of COVID

The boss of the World Health Organization urged Beijing to provide more information on the origins of the COVID-19 and is willing to send a second team to investigate the matter, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. “We are putting pressure on China “to give full access to information and we ask the countries to […]

They associate air pollution with less efficacy of anticovid vaccines

They associate air pollution with less efficacy of anticovid vaccines They associate air pollution with less efficacy of anticovid vaccines

People exposed to high levels of atmospheric pollution by PM2.5 particles, nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and black carbon (soot) before the pandemic had a 5-10% reduction in antibody response after donning the anti-covid vaccines. This is confirmed by a study conducted by the Spanish Institute for Global Health in Barcelona (ISGlobal), which is published this Wednesday […]

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID is less effective in children between 5 and 11 years old

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID is less effective in children between 5 and 11 years old Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID is less effective in children between 5 and 11 years old

Two doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine protected children ages 5 to 11 against severe omicron disease, but immunizing capacity was rapidly lost in much of this age group, according to a study. study conducted by New York State researchers. Vaccine efficacy against infection among those children dropped to 12% in late January from […]

Less severe omicron reduces estimated vaccine sales

Less severe omicron reduces estimated vaccine sales

evidence that omicron causes less severe disease than earlier variants of the COVID-19 will likely curb growth in sales of vaccines this year as richer countries control purchases, according to Airfinity Ltd. Sales of Covid vaccines, excluding those to China and India, will rise to about $85 billion in 2022, down 28% from an earlier […]

Natural immunity protected more than vaccines during delta wave in the US, according to study

Natural immunity protected more than vaccines during delta wave in the US, according to study

During the last wave of coronavirus in U.S driven by the delta variant, unvaccinated people who survived COVID-19 were better protected than those who were vaccinated and not infected before, according to a new study. The finding adds to the debate about the relative strengths of natural immunity compared to that acquired through the SARS-CoV-2 […]

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