Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 20, 2022 We all know a few of those lucky people who, somehow, have managed to avoid ever catching COVID. Perhaps you're one of them. Is this a Marvel-esque superpower? Is there any scientific reason why a person might be resistant to becoming infected, when the virus seems to be everywhere? Or is it simply luck? More than 60% of people in the UK have tested positive for COVID at least once. However, the number of people who have actually been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is thought to be higher. The calculated rate of asymptomatic infections varies depending on the study, though most agree that it's fairly common. But even taking into account people who have had COVID and not realised it, there is still likely a group of people who have never had it. The reason why some people appear immune to COVID is one question that has persisted throughout the … [Read more...] about Haven’t Had Covid-19 Yet? It Could Be More Than Just Luck
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Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 17, 2022 Biological E Ltd or BioE, a Hyderabad-based biotechnology and biopharmaceutical company, stated on Monday that the price of their COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax has been reduced from Rs.840 to Rs.250 per dosage. The cost to the end-user would be Rs 400 per dose, including taxes and administrative fees. Corbevax is also available in a single-dose container, making vaccine administration easier. Biological E has produced a vaccine for COVID-19 in cooperation with Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. The company conducted Phase 2 and 3 multicentre clinical trials in 624 children aged 5 to 12 and 12 to 18 years old before receiving EUA for vaccination. According to the company, BioE has reduced the price of its vaccine to make it affordable and to help expand its reach to protect a large number of children from the virus. disorders-cure Scientists … [Read more...] about Biological E Ltd Reduces Price Of Its Covid-19 Vaccine Corbevax To Rs 250 Per Dose
Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 19, 2022 Vaccines are designed to prevent infection by preparing the body to resist foreign invaders (bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens). In all vaccines, a harmless piece of a particular bacteria or virus is introduced into the body, which produces an immune response. The majority of vaccines consist of weakened or dead microbes or viruses. However, Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines use a molecule instead of a part of an actual bacteria or virus. A messenger RNA is a type of RNA necessary for the production of proteins. A cell's mRNA uses information from genes to create a blueprint for making proteins. As soon as a cell has finished making a protein, it breaks down its mRNA. Vaccine mRNA does not enter the nucleus and does not alter DNA  . This article contains the following: How Do mRNA Vaccines Work? What About The Previous mRNA Vaccines? When Will The New mRNA … [Read more...] about India’s First mRNA Vaccine Against COVID: 90% Effective; Can Be Used For Malaria, Dengue Etc.
Home Pregnancy parenting Baby Baby on May 21, 2022 Africa was declared free of wild poliovirus just two years ago. Now, it's got a new outbreak on its hands. Mozambique reported its first case since 1992 on Wednesday, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It's the second case to be detected on the continent this year, after Malawi reported Africa's first case in five years in February. The case in Mozambique was detected in a child in the country's northeastern Tete province, according to the WHO. Like the case reported earlier this year in Malawi, genomic sequencing shows it is linked to a strain that circulated in Pakistan in 2019. A nationwide vaccination campaign launched in Malawi in March targeting children aged 5 years and younger. Mozambique also recently carried out its own campaign, the WHO said. "The detection of another case of wild polio virus in Africa is greatly concerning, even if it's … [Read more...] about Mozambique Sees First Wild Polio Case Since 1992; Pandemic May Have Caused Children To Miss Polio Vaccination