January 21, 2022: On Wednesday, White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said the Food and Drug Administration could approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine for children less than 5-years-old in the coming month.
April 5, 2021:-There are signs that Europe’s diverging and changing its usage rules when it comes to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot, and the University of Oxford is sowing more confusions among citizens.
April 8, 2021: -A senior official at Europe’s medicines regulator has said a clear “association” between AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine and rare blood clots in the brain. However, the direct cause of the lumps is still unknown.
April 28, 2021: -On Tuesday, Swedish online health start-up Kry said that it’d raised $300 million in big funding round as investors look to capitalize on the pandemic-driven rise in telehealth services.
April 20, 2021: -Dr. Carlos Del Rio said that U.S. Covid cases could decrease in May if the U.S. continues to vaccinate aggressively and convinces reluctant communities to get vaccinated.
December 17, 2021: -White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday that currently available booster shots work against the omicron variant of Covid-19 and do not need to be adjusted to fight the new, highly contagious strain of the virus at this time.
January 13, 2022: -On Wednesday, the Chinese city of Tianjin began a new round of testing of its 14 million residents to block the omicron variant, as financial analysts warned of the growing economic costs on China of curbs to extinguish clusters of infections.
July 7, 2020: The trailblazer startup from New York has a plan to have a collaborative research and development model that works among the pharmaceutical companies and the hospitals and no actual data is shared.
August 02, 2021: -On Thursday, the CDC warned House lawmakers that the new delta variant sweeping across the country is as contagious as chickenpox, has a longer transmission window than the original strain of Covid-19, and may make older people sicker, even if they’ve been fully vaccinated, according to a copy of the document reviewed by CNBC and authenticated by the U.S. agency.
December 14, 2021: -On Sunday, Israeli researchers said they found that a three-shot course of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine provided huge protection against the new Omicron variant.