Teens and Mental Health; Plus, ‘all-in-one’ vaccine

InnovationRx is your weekly overview of healthcare news. To get it in your inbox, subscribe here† tThe mental health of American teens is declining as Generation Z faces a global pandemic and epidemic of gun violence in the United States. While overall rates of anxiety and depression remained relatively stable in the first year of … Read more

Health Minister Launches Review of Former Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Deals, Existing Stocks

Health Minister Mark Butler has ordered an accelerated review of existing vaccine deals and whether changes should be made to current agreements to support Australia’s future deliveries. Most important points: The review will look at current vaccine supply deals Mr Butler says it is also looking forward to what Australia will need in the coming … Read more

COVID vaccine developed at UW Medicine gains approval for use in South Korea – KOMO News

COVID vaccine developed at UW Medicine gains approval for use in South KoreaKOMO News South Korea OK’s first domestically developed COVID vaccineLos Angeles Times South Korea approves first homemade COVID-19 vaccineThe Washington Post South Korea approves first domestically developed COVID vaccineReuters.com South Korea approves its first homemade Covid vaccine for people over 18the independent See … Read more

Covid-19: Weaning off the immune-suppressing drug methotrexate could double antibody levels after coronavirus vaccine

People with conditions such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis who took a two-week break from the immune-suppressing drug methotrexate saw their antibody levels double for up to 12 weeks after their third covid-19 vaccine, compared with people who normally took the treatment Health June 27, 2022 Through Clare Wilson Methotrexate Tablets steved_np3/Shutterstock Over 1 million … Read more

“Limited Monkeypox Vaccination Appointments Will Be Available To Eligible Residents Today At 1:00 PM”

From the Mayor’s Office: “Today, Mayor Bowser and DC Health announced that starting today at 1:00 PM, a limited number of monkeypox vaccinations will be available to eligible district residents at PreventMonkeypox.dc.gov. To be eligible for the monkeypox vaccination, individuals must be a resident of the district, be 18 years of age or older, and: … Read more

Ottawa Police Gears Up for Return of ‘Freedom’ Protests

Ottawa police say they are preparing to ensure that the so-called freedom protests returning to the capital for Canada Day do not turn into a new occupation that has left “deep scars and wounds” in the city this winter. Addressing reporters Monday morning, interim Ottawa Police Chief Steve Bell emphasized that local law enforcement officers … Read more

Ottawa Police Gears Up for Return of ‘Freedom’ Protests

Ottawa police say they are preparing to ensure that the so-called freedom protests returning to the capital for Canada Day do not turn into a new occupation that has left “deep scars and wounds” in the city this winter. Addressing reporters Monday morning, interim Ottawa Police Chief Steve Bell emphasized that local law enforcement officers … Read more

The Monkeypox crisis is secretly writhing in Nigeria’s virus epicenter

AKAMKPA, Nigeria – The two sons of Destiny, a 48-year-old Nigerian businessman whose cousin had recently contracted the monkeypox virus, are already showing similar symptoms. They have swollen lymph nodes, which started a few days after they developed a fever. Despite the rash on their bodies turning into pus-filled pimples that have flaked off, Destiny … Read more

Pfizer’s Omicron-targeted Covid-19 vaccines generate a stronger immune response

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE vaccines modified to address the Omicron variant produced a significantly greater immune response than the companies’ currently available vaccine in a study, they said. A modified booster injection targeting Omicron specifically increased neutralizing antibody levels 13.5 to 19.6 times higher than the current injection in study volunteers one month after … Read more

Pfizer’s Omicron-targeted Covid-19 vaccines generate a stronger immune response

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE vaccines modified to address the Omicron variant produced a significantly greater immune response than the companies’ currently available vaccine in a study, they said. A modified booster injection targeting Omicron specifically increased neutralizing antibody levels 13.5 to 19.6 times higher than the current injection in study volunteers one month after … Read more