Coronavirus live news: WHO says foreign experts to go to China soon; US tops 10,000 weekly deaths

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK aims to inoculate those most at risk from Covid by Easter; Spain’s king self isolating after virus contact; avoiding family gatherings at Christmas ‘best bet’, says WHO Oxford/ Läs mer…

Vaccine results bring us a step closer to ending Covid, says Oxford scientist

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The world is moving a step closer to ending the coronavirus pandemic, the scientist behind Britain’s first vaccine has declared, as Boris Johnson said he hoped the majority of Läs mer…

UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson to address MPs about post-lockdown rules for England

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Latest updates: PM to unveil post-lockdown plan; London and South East England still seeing rising cases Oxford/ AstraZeneca vaccine has up to 90% efficacy How a handful of scientists Läs mer…

The Covid vaccine results are great news, but it's not all over yet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Within weeks, the prospects of an end to the pandemic have changed utterly, with three vaccines against Covid-19 reporting good results in final clinical trials and at least one Läs mer…

Oxford AstraZeneca results open up Covid vaccine to developing countries

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The efficacy of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine opens the way for a cheap and more easily transportable vaccine to be made available to some of the world’s poorest countries. Läs mer…

How a handful of scientists developed Oxford vaccine at breakneck speed

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; At the heart of Oxford’s effort to produce a Covid vaccine are half a dozen scientists who between them brought decades of experience to the challenge of designing, developing, Läs mer…

US vaccine expert predicts life could be back to normal around May

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As the United States recorded its 12th million Covid-19 case, the Trump administration’s vaccine program adviser predicted that life in America could be back to normal around May of Läs mer…

France to ease Covid rules as Asian countries consider stricter measures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France is preparing to ease its Covid-19 quarantine in the weeks leading up to Christmas with new daily caseloads falling and pressure building from retailers to allow the annual Läs mer…

Do mRNA vaccines for Covid signal a new era in disease prevention? | Adam Finn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The past few months have brought a number of scientific terms to public attention. We’ve had to digest R (a virus’s reproduction number) and PCR (the polymerase chain reaction Läs mer…

Why the race to find Covid-19 vaccines is far from over

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; While everyone celebrated this month’s news that not one but two experimental vaccines against Covid-19 have proved at least 90% effective at preventing disease in late-stage clinical trials, research Läs mer…

'Endometriosis made zero sense to me': what will it take to stop women suffering needlessly?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Prof Jason Abbott’s interest in gynaecology was piqued in the early 1990s when he treated a significant number of women complaining of troubling symptoms including – but not limited Läs mer…

Michael J Fox: ‘Every step now is a frigging math problem, so I take it slow’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The last time I spoke to Michael J Fox, in 2013, in his office in New York, he was 90% optimistic and 10% pragmatic. The former I expected; the Läs mer…

Covid vaccine technology pioneer: 'I never doubted it would work'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Hungarian-born biochemist who helped pioneer the research behind the mRNA technology used in the two Covid-19 vaccines showing positive results believes it was always a no-brainer. “I never Läs mer…

FTSE 100 recovers to highest level since June after vaccine unveiled

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Optimism that a mass rollout of Covid-19 vaccines will lead to an economic recovery lifted stocks in London again on Tuesday, to their highest closing level in over four Läs mer…