Tag Archives: COVID19

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 »

CD4 count below 350 increases the risk of severe COVID-19

European HIV medical groups recommend priority vaccination for people with CD4 counts below 350 People with HIV with CD4 counts below 350 were almost three times more likely to experience severe COVID-19 symptoms than people with higher CD4 counts, confirming warnings by the British HIV Association and the European AIDS Clinical Society that immunosuppressed people… Read More »

New platform aims to unite the global health and care community during COVID-19

Health and social care consultancy group Meaningful Care Matters is launching a platform that aims to empower people through an international network of like-minded care communities.  The Meaningful Connections Community platform will offer individuals and care providers an opportunity to share, collaborate and debate issues impacting person-centred care cultures. To coincide with the platform’s launch… Read More »

CureVac COVID-19 Vaccine Induces Immune Response in Early Trial

Berlin, November 2: German vaccine maker CureVac on Monday said that interim results from early trials showed that its investigational Covid-19 vaccine candidate, CvnCoV, appeared safe and triggered immune response among volunteers. The vaccine candidate was generally well tolerated across all tested doses and induced strong binding and neutralising antibody responses in addition to first… Read More »