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Pfizer coronavirus vaccine candidate shows early promise

A coronavirus vaccine candidate from pharmaceutical company Pfizer has shown potential in healthy volunteers. Stocks jumped on the announcement Wednesday. The experimental vaccine developed by Pfizer and the biotech firm BioNTech produced promising results in early-stage human trials, in which 45 volunteers were given doses of the vaccine. Each participant received 10, 30, or 100… Read More »

Fitbit research shows people's general health and fitness is improving during lockdown

Fitbit has released data from 200,000 Fitbit users showing the resting heartrate of the world’s population is declining, while people pay more attention to their general health with their newfound free time on lockdown. Fitbit research shows people’s general health and fitness is improving. Their research showed that when comparing Fitbit users’ baseline data from… Read More »

Response to Covid-19 shows striking similarities with pandemics past

Be it quarantine or social distancing, responses to the current Covid-19 pandemic have not changed much since the pandemics of the past, speakers noted in the Behind the Headlines discussion Plagues and Pandemics which was livestreamed to over 7000 viewers on Thursday evening, March 26th 2020. The Trinity Long Room Hub is Trinity’s research institute for the… Read More »

Stopping COVID-19 could require eight months of ‘aggressive social distancing,’ outbreak modelling shows

It was an email to a few dozen colleagues that has now spread to doctors nationwide. “This event is unlike anything we have lived through before,” Dr. Brent Wolfrom’s message began. “It is likely that at some point we will transition from an acute to chronic crisis mentality.” Wolfrom is a family doctor and former… Read More »

Tech Trailblazers Security Award Winning Startups Achieve Great Things, Analysis Shows

First seven winners and runners-up of awards that recognise outstanding early-stage companies raise over US$ 700m in investment RSA Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA – February 25th 2020 – Winning an innovation award is no guarantee of subsequent business success for early-stage, technology startups, especially in the constantly evolving sphere of ‘security’. Yet, analysis shows,… Read More »