Time to implement measures preventing future viral zoonoses

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), continues to spread globally, infecting over 114 million people. The virus first emerged in late December 2019 in Wuhan, China, from a potential animal host. Zoonotic diseases have caused outbreaks throughout history, claiming millions of lives….

Heart attack symptoms: Diabetics more likely to suffer in silence – why?

Brian May reveals he suffered a ‘small heart attack’ When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe…

German commission may do U-turn on AstraZeneca jab for elderly

Germany’s vaccine commission is considering reversing course and recommending AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 jab for those over 65 after a study showed it to be effective among the elderly, its chairman has said. “It is possible and we will do it,” Thomas Mertens, who heads the commission known as STIKO, told public…

Baby Blues! Brittany Matthews Raves About Her 7-Day-Old Daughter's Eyes

Brittany Matthews is loving her daughter's baby blues. On Saturday, the new mom revealed that her 7-day-old daughter Sterling Skye has blue eyes. "The perfect outfit that goes with her name & her blue eyes 😭," she wrote, referring to her daughter's middle name, Skye, and an adorable light blue…

Drug which can extend life for women with breast cancer approved

Thousands of women with incurable breast cancer will benefit from new drug which can extend life by eight months after it receives NHS approval The drug ribociclib, also known as Kisqali, can extend life by eight months  Around 3,300 women a year could benefit from the decision according to NICE…

FDA panel endorses Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Why Dr. Siegel is ‘very excited’ about Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine J&J’s ‘robust’ coronavirus vaccine generates a lasting immune response in an early-stage clinical trial. A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday voted to endorse Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine, clearing the way for FDA leaders to grant emergency…

Weary of COVID Variants, EU Leaders Push to Step Up Vaccination

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union must prepare to vaccinate for new COVID-19 variants over the coming years after EU leaders discussed ways of stepping up innoculations and salvaging businesses, including tourism. The 27 EU leaders agreed to keep “tight restrictions” on public life and…