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Can you mix and match Covid vaccines? Here’s what we know so far

With new guidance following reports of rare blood clots, the global medical community is considering whether it’s possible, and safe, to administer two different vaccine candidates to the same person.     This week the European Medicines Agency and the U.K.’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency both determined that there is a possible link between the… Read More »

IMF’s top economist says Covid vaccines are the ‘main weapon’ to achieve a faster economic recovery

A person receives a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus disease vaccine at the Cacovid isolation centre, Mainland, Infectious disease hospital, Yaba, in Lagos, Nigeria. Majority World | Universal Images Group | Getty Images LONDON — With fears over “vaccine nationalism” steadily becoming a reality in 2021, experts have highlighted to CNBC why it’s in everybody’s… Read More »

Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts

A Harvard immunologist said current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the pandemic, despite growing concerns that more infectious COVID-19 variants would severely blunt the effectiveness of the preventative treatments and set the nation back in its fight against the disease. Galit Alter, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Ragon… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Enzymes, Vaccines and Face Masks

1 Certain enzymes may be useful for COVID-19 because they help: Support quick weight loss Degrade fibrin, which is a key factor in clot formation Extracted from earthworms, lumbrokinase is a highly effective antithrombotic agent that reduces blood viscosity and platelet aggregation while also degrading fibrin, which is a key factor in clot formation. Learn… Read More »

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »