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643 Articles Matching "omicron"

Newly Discovered Monkey Antibodies Could Hold Key To Vaccine Against All Coronavirus Strains

Aug 11, 2022 , Forbes
Researchers at Scripps Research identified antibodies in rhesus macaques that act against a number of Covid variants like omicron and other coronaviruses, including the one that caused the global SARS outbreak in...
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InnovationRx: Stretching Monkeypox Vaccine Doses; Plus, Omicron Subvariant Boosters

Aug 11, 2022 , Forbes
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Vaccine Targeting Fast-Spreading Omicron Subvariants Could Be Ready For Fall As Pfizer, BioNTech Announce Trials

Aug 09, 2022 , Forbes
BioNTech and its U.S. partner Pfizer have already begun manufacturing Covid-19 boosters that are adapted for multiple Omicron sub variants including BA.1, BA.4 and...
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Hypertension Elevates Risk for More Severe COVID-19 Illness

Aug 07, 2022 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hypertension more than doubles the risk of hospitalization related to Omicron infection, even in people who are fully vaccinated and boosted, according to a new study led by investigators in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. The findings are published in the journal Hypertension. The risk......
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New Omicron COVID Boosters Coming Soon: What to Know Now

Aug 05, 2022 , WebMD
New COVID-19 vaccine boosters, targeting new Omicron strains of the virus, are expected to roll out across the U.S. in...
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Updated Covid-19 boosters are expected in September. Will it be too late?

Aug 05, 2022 , CNN Health
This fall, Americans could get boosted with a mRNA Covid-19 vaccine unlike any that's come before. Some experts wonder whether the Omicron-specific boosters will come in time to make a...
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Updated Covid-19 booster shots could be available in September

Jul 30, 2022 , CNN Health
Moderna and Pfizer booster shots updated to target Omicron subvariants could be available in early fall, pending sign off by federal health agencies, the US Department of Health and Human Services said...
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Progress In The Search For Broadly Neutralizing Monoclonal Antibodies III

Jul 27, 2022 , Forbes
A new antibody, SP1-77, displays strong neutralization of all SARS-CoV-2 variants, including Omicron...
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BA.5 Evades Vaccine and Infection Immune Response

Jul 27, 2022 , RxList
Contagious Omicron subvariants of the coronavirus — such as BA.1, BA.2, BA.4 and BA.5 — can escape antibodies from previous infections and vaccines, though booster shots appear to provide enough protection to prevent severe disease, according to a new study published in...
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Should you get your booster now or wait until the fall?

Jul 22, 2022 , CNN Health
Covid-19 cases are rising again, driven by Omicron subvariant BA.5. Federal health officials urge Americans to get vaccine boosters if they are due, but if new boosters are developed for the fall, should people wait? CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Lean Wen...
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New SARS-CoV-2 Variant BA.2.75 Evades All Approved Monoclonal Antibody Therapies

Jul 21, 2022 , Forbes
The latest in the Omicron family of variants, BA.2.75, is more resistant to monoclonal antibodies than its predecessors, posing problems for treating...
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Is BA.2.75 the Next COVID Threat?

Jul 21, 2022 , RxList
Will Omicron newest subvariant, BA.2.75, be the next COVID to worry...
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BA.5 Is Driving A Wave Of Covid Infections, But Not Deaths—Here’s Why Experts Say We Should Still Be Cautious

Jul 20, 2022 , Forbes
BA.5, an omicron offshoot, is behind a surge of new infections in the U.S. and though hospitalizations are also rising, deaths are relatively subdued compared to earlier waves....
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Boost Now or Wait? Many Wonder How Best to Ride Out Covid’s Next Wave

Jul 19, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
As the country faces a rise in new infections driven by the omicron BA.5 subvariant of the coronavirus, about 70% of people 50 and older who got a first covid-19 booster shot haven't received the recommended second one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many undervaccinated Americans have lost interest, and others aren’t sure whether to get boosted again now or wait for vaccines reformulated to target newer strains of the...
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Will Omicron Subvariant BA.2.75 Be the Next COVID Threat?

Jul 19, 2022 , WebMD
It was first found in early June in India. As of July 17, it had been found in 15 countries, including seven states in the U.S., according to an Arkansas State University professor who has been tracking the...
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COVID Public Health Emergency Extended Another 3 Months

Jul 19, 2022 , WebMD
With the latest Omicron subvariant fueling rising case counts, the Biden administration has extended the country's public health emergency status through...
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With BA.5 on the rise, what should event organizers keep in mind?

Jul 17, 2022 , CNN Health
The highly transmissible Omicron subvariant BA.5 represents at least 65% of new Covid-19 infections in the United States, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Infections are rising in most parts of the country, and these numbers are almost certainly an undercount, given how many people are determining their status through home tests that are not...
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Why Omicron offshoot BA.5 is a big deal

Jul 16, 2022 , CNN Health
• With a new Covid variant on the rise, should you cancel in-person events? • Experts say if monkeypox isn't contained, it could spread beyond current high risk...
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Why the Omicron offshoot BA.5 is a big deal

Jul 15, 2022 , CNN Health
Once again, Covid-19 seems to be everywhere. If you feel caught off-guard, you aren't...
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New Omicron Subvariant Is Spreading in India, U.S.

Jul 14, 2022 , MedicineNet
Title: New Omicron Subvariant Is Spreading in India, U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2022 12:00:00...
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