Day: September 20, 2022

‘A brazen scheme’: 47 charged with siphoning $250M from COVID-19 child meal program

WASHINGTON – Federal authorities unveiled charges against 47 people Tuesday accused of siphoning $250 million from a coronavirus pandemic relief program designed to provide meals for children in the largest pandemic-related fraud scheme brought so far by the Justice Department. Prosecutors described “a brazen scheme of […]

Neutralizing antibody responses, breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infections, and symptoms after booster BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccinations – News

By Pooja Toshniwal PahariaSep 20 2022Reviewed by Aimee Molineux In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers evaluated neutralizing antibody (nAb) responses against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant induced by booster vaccination (third dose) with Pfizer-BioNTech’s BNT162b2 […]

What WHO’s Advisory On Antibody Therapies Means For Covid-19 Treatment | BOOM

New guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) strongly advises against using the antibody therapies sotrovimab and casirivimab-imdevimab to treat patients with COVID-19. This guidance, published in the British Medical Journal, replaces previous conditional recommendations for the use of these drugs. It’s based on emerging […]

What are the 2-year health outcomes among patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in China? – News

By Dr. Priyom Bose, Ph.D.Sep 20 2022Reviewed by Danielle Ellis, B.Sc. The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the rapid outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), has claimed more than 6.52 million lives worldwide. The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 variants due to […]