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More J&J troubles: Vaccine manufacturing halted and more possible clot cases

CDC advisory committee will meet Friday to decide the fate of the troubled vaccine. Enlarge / The Emergent BioSolutions plant, a manufacturing partner for Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine, in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 9, 2021. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaApr 20th, 2021

A New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope To the Unvaccinated World

The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. It could be ready next month. From a report: In early 2020, dozens of scientific teams scrambled to make a vaccine for Covid-19. Some chose tried-a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 39 min. ago

COVID-19 vaccine delivery by age may mitigate deaths and severe health impacts

Strategic vaccine delivery is critical to reducing COVID-19 transmission, mortality and long-term health impacts. A new study suggests that prioritizing vaccine delivery to older age groups and the medically vulnerable has the greatest impact in mini.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Organ transplant recipients remain vulnerable to COVID-19 even after second vaccine dose

In a new study, researchers show that although two doses of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes COVID 19 -- confers some protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it's still not enough to enable them to dispen.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

COVID-19 vaccine is associated with fewer asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, study finds

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital COVID-19 screening and vaccination program for employees offers early evidence that vaccine protects against asymptomatic infection, which has fueled the pandemic......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Without commuter traffic, pandemic-era drivers are speeding up, increasing noise pollution

When millions of Americans began working from home, city traffic halted. Although the air became cleaner, researchers discovered that sound levels increased in nature conservation areas due to cars driving faster......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

New research sets stage for development of salmonella vaccine

With the COVID-19 vaccines on many people's minds, some may be surprised to learn that we do not yet have vaccines for many common infectious diseases......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

Pfizer"s FDA Request, Vaccine Diplomacy, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News13 hr. 39 min. ago

Distinct cell-to-cell communication processes controlled differently

Cells talk to each other to coordinate nutrition, waste removal, energy use, and, in some cases, disease progression. The cells that line the surfaces of organs or specific tissues, called epithelial cells, appear to speak two different languages—o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 39 min. ago

American Axle co-founder, philanthropist Mort Harris dies at 101

Harris was a decorated U.S. Army pilot during World War II and helped build American Axle & Manufacturing after its mid-1990s spinoff from General Motors......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News19 hr. 39 min. ago

African swine fever virus vaccine candidate now produced in a cell line

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) today announced that an African Swine Fever Virus vaccine candidate has been adapted to grow in a cell line, which means that those involved in vaccine production will no longer.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 39 min. ago

Dust storms and valley fever in the American West

Valley fever is a dangerous threat to human health—and cases are on the rise in the arid southwestern United States, as wind from increasing dust storms can transport the fungal spores that cause the disease. Valley fever is caused by the Coccidioi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 39 min. ago

Tripod Tech expects new capacity to come online in 2H21

Tripod Technology will have new production lines at its manufacturing site in Xiantao, China's Hubei province get ready for production in June, according to the Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer. Output at the site will be ramping up starting the second.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

PCB firm Apex bracing for strong 2Q21

Taiwan-based PCB maker Apex International, with main manufacturing operations in Thailand, is poised to enjoy a particularly strong second quarter of 2021, thanks to robust demand for TVs and other consumer electronics applications, according to mark.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Biden Backs Waiving International Patent Protections For COVID-19 Vaccines

President Biden threw his support behind a World Trade Organization proposal earlier this week to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, clearing a hurdle for vaccine-strapped countries to manufacture their own vaccines even t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

US move on vaccine intellectual property is "monumental moment" in COVID-19 fight

The head of the World Health Organization says the US backing of a proposed waiver of intellectual property rights for COVID vaccines is a "monumental moment" in the fight against the virus......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Space weather is difficult to predict—with only an hour to prevent disasters on Earth

Recent developments at the forefront of astronomy allow us to observe that planets orbiting other stars have weather. Indeed, we have known that other planets in our own solar system have weather, in many cases more extreme than our own......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

The Statistical Secrets of Covid-19 Vaccines

They’re really very good, and they’re the only way out of the pandemic. But a tour through the numbers could bring the vaccine-hesitant into the tent......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

NASA"s On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing 1 (OSAM-1) mission ready for spacecraft build

NASA is one step closer to robotically refueling a satellite and demonstrating in-space assembly and manufacturing thanks to the completion of an important milestone......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Biden backs plan to accelerate vaccine production by waiving patents

Experts disagree on whether patents are a bottleneck for vaccine production. Enlarge / Pharmaceutical bottles on a conveyor belt in South Africa. (credit: Westend61 / Getty Images) The Biden administration has thrown its weight behind an inter.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

US move on vaccine intellectual property is a "monumental moment" in COVID-19 fight

The head of the World Health Organization says the US backing of a proposed waiver of intellectual property rights for COVID vaccines is a "monumental moment" in the fight against the virus......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021