Moderna vaccine for Delta variant beat Pfizer

Moderna vaccine for Delta variant beat Pfizer

CLEVELAND — Researchers from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine found some advantages over the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for those who received the Moderna vaccine when it comes to the Delta variant. This study was published on Thursday Journal of the American Medical AssociationTitled “Comparison of mRNA-1273 and BNT162b2 Vaccines on SARS-CoV-2 Infections, Hospitalizations … Read more

How Can You Tell the Difference in Symptoms? – NBC Chicago

How Can You Tell the Difference in Symptoms?  – NBC Chicago

If you’re wondering if that runny nose, sore throat, or sneeze is just an allergy, a cold, or possibly early signs of COVID-19 or the flu, you’re not alone. With so many experiencing cold-like symptoms, and with COVID and flu cases soaring this winter, it can be difficult to decipher what might be behind the … Read more

Goodbye Pandemic, Hello Endemic

Goodbye Pandemic, Hello Endemic

comment In early 1918, as World War I entered its final year, the H1N1 influenza A virus infected millions of people, causing the Spanish flu pandemic. In April 1920, after four waves and almost 100 million deaths, the pandemic ended. H1N1 was much less deadly and only caused the ordinary seasonal flu. It had become … Read more

As the virus becomes endemic, can the COVID-19 pandemic end with this omicron surge? Here’s what the experts say

As the virus becomes endemic, can the COVID-19 pandemic end with this omicron surge? Here’s what the experts say

SAN FRANCISCO — Head of the UCSF Department of Medicine, Dr. According to Robert Wachter, it is “reasonably likely” to expect the pandemic to end one month from today, but COVID-19 is likely to remain. . As the pandemic enters a new phase – becoming endemic – the population expects infections to drop and community … Read more

Here Are Those Who Are Best Protected From COVID-19 – NBC Chicago

Here Are Those Who Are Best Protected From COVID-19 – NBC Chicago

As the Omicron variant spreads rapidly in the US, health officials are claiming to have a booster vaccine, and the COVID-19 vaccine is crucial to curbing the spread of the virus, but wearing a face mask is also highly recommended. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control updated its masking guidance, saying N95 and KN95 … Read more

Omicron less severe even for unvaccinated: South African study

Omicron less severe even for unvaccinated: South African study

A study in South Africa on Friday showed that unvaccinated people infected with the Omicron variant were less likely to become seriously ill, require hospitalization, or die compared to previous variants of COVID-19. The study, conducted by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in the Western Cape region, compared 11,609 patients from the first three … Read more