Another COVID-19 wave hits NSW, sparking renewed vaccination calls | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia – 9 News Australia

Another COVID-19 wave hits NSW, sparking renewed vaccination calls | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia9 News Australia Calls for fourth vaccination as COVID-19 predicted it would be ‘one of the biggest killers of Australians this year’ABC news NSW warned third COVID-19 peak is underwayCentral Western Daily ATAGI discusses fourth jab as fallen peak | Coronavirus … Read more

These microbes can make you more attractive to mosquitoes, mouse research shows

Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animal. More than 1 million deaths per year are attributed to mosquito-borne diseases, including malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, Zika and chikungunya fever. How mosquitoes seek out and feed on their hosts are important factors in how a virus circulates in nature. Mosquitoes spread disease by acting as carriers of … Read more

These microbes can make you more attractive to mosquitoes, mouse research shows

Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animal. More than 1 million deaths per year are attributed to mosquito-borne diseases, including malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, Zika and chikungunya fever. How mosquitoes seek out and feed on their hosts are important factors in how a virus circulates in nature. Mosquitoes spread disease by acting as carriers of … Read more

New imaging technique grimly reveals the source of long-lasting COVID in the lungs

While COVID vaccines have saved millions of lives worldwide by reducing the overall severity of the disease, nearly one in ten of those who recovered still have lingering symptoms after the initial illness is over. These patients exhibit a dizzying array of more than 200 symptoms, including dizziness, diarrhea, shortness of breath, fatigue and debilitating … 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

Monkeypox spreads during major LA events, health officials say

The number of confirmed cases of monkey pox in Los Angeles County has risen to 22, which health officials say has spread largely among men who have sex with other men who have recently attended major events. Most recent cases involve individuals who have not left the country or state, as was the case in … Read more

Monkeypox spreads during major LA events, health officials say

The number of confirmed cases of monkey pox in Los Angeles County has risen to 22, which health officials say has spread largely among men who have sex with other men who have recently attended major events. Most recent cases involve individuals who have not left the country or state, as was the case in … 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

Monkeypox mutates at unprecedented speed, study finds

Researchers investigating the monkeypox virus said it appears to have mutated at an unprecedented rate — much faster than experts initially predicted, according to a new study. The study, published Thursday in the medical journal Nature Medicine, found that there were an average of 50 mutations in this year’s samples, when only up to 10 … Read more

Current Monkeypox virus may show accelerated evolution as more new cases increase

The monkeypox outbreak that health authorities first noticed in Europe in May is getting worse. According to the latest report from the World Health Organization, there are more than 2,100 confirmed cases and at least one person has died. Now geneticists finally have enough data to get a handle on exactly how the outbreak started … Read more