Large-Scale Study Confirms Which Type of Immunity Best Protects Against COVID

People with the “hybrid immunity” of having been both fully vaccinated and previously infected with COVID-19 have the strongest protection against the virus, two new studies said on Friday. After two years of a pandemic that has seen nearly 500 million people infected and billions vaccinated, the studies highlighted the importance of getting jabbed for … Read more

Facebook Makes a Big Controversial Change

Facebook has made a lot of changes since the Covid-19 pandemic. The most important of these is undoubtedly the change in the name of the company. Since October, Facebook is now called Meta Platforms (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report. The decision is aimed at two things: trying to put behind the … Read more

Tesla plans to resume production at its Shanghai plant from April 4 – sources

A truck transports new Tesla cars at its factory in Shanghai, China May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, April 3 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) is aiming to resume production at its Shanghai factory from Monday, two sources familiar with the matter said, as it expects … Read more

Fed’s Williams: Pace of rate increases depends on how economy responds

John Williams, chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, speaks at an event in New York, US, November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PRINCETON, NJ, April 2 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve needs to move monetary policy towards a more neutral stance, … Read more

WHO suspends UN supply of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine for COVID-19

April 2 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said on Saturday it has suspended supply through United Nations agencies of COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, produced by India’s Bharat Biotech, to allow the manufacturer to upgrade facilities and address deficiencies found in an inspection. The WHO asked countries that have received the vaccine to take appropriate actions, … Read more

WHO: COVID Will Most Likely Decrease in Severity Over Time

The World Health Organization on Wednesday released an updated plan for COVID-19, laying out three possible scenarios for how the pandemic will evolve this year. “Based on what we know now, the most likely scenario is that the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, but the severity of disease it causes reduces over time as immunity … Read more

Deliberate infection trial finds COVID symptoms don’t indicate viral shedding

A 3D-printed coronavirus model is seen in front of the words coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on display in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 1 (Reuters) – The world’s first “human challenge” trial in which volunteers were deliberately exposed to the coronavirus has … Read more

US authorizes second COVID booster for Americans 50 and older

March 29 (Reuters) – US health officials on Tuesday authorized a second COVID-19 booster dose of the two most commonly used COVID-19 vaccines for people age 50 and older, citing data showing waning immunity and the risks posed by Omicron variants of the virus. The US Food and Drug Administration agency said the new boosters … Read more

COVID Updates: FDA authorizes another Pfizer, Moderna coronavirus booster for 50 and up

WASHINGTON — Americans 50 and older can get a second COVID-19 booster if it’s been at least four months since their last vaccination, a chance at extra protection for the most vulnerable in case the coronavirus rebounds. The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday authorized an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine for … Read more

Tesla Suffers Major Blow as Musk Attempts Something New

Tesla TSLA has reportedly closed down its Gigafactory Shanghai production facility for the next four days after China’s largest city on Sunday said it would lock down in two stages to conduct Covid-19 testing over nine days. Coincidentally, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted today that he “supposedly” has Covid-19 again. The Austin, Texas-based electric vehicle … Read more