European Medicines Agency Approves Moderna COVID-19 Booster Shot

The drugs regulator of the European Union (EU) approved on Oct. 25 the COVID-19 booster shot developed by Moderna. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said that the Moderna COVID-19 booster dose “may be considered” in people aged 18 years and …

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Ed Sheeran Tests Positive for COVID-19

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran announced on Oct. 24 that he is currently self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19. “I’ve sadly tested positive for Covid, so I’m now self-isolating and following government guidelines,” Sheeran said on his verified Instagram account. “It means …

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U.S. FDA Authorizes Moderna, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Booster Shots

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the use of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster shots. The FDA announced on Oct. 20 that a single booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine may be administered …

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CDC Recommends Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines Over Johnson & Johnson

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines be preferred for adults over the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine due to rare blood clots cases. The recommendation from CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky …

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Research has Shown Omicron Thrives in Airways, not Lungs

Hong Kong University researchers revealed that the COVID-19 variant Omicron multiplies itself 70 times more quickly in airway passage tissue but replicates ten times more slowly in lung tissues compared to the original strain. Hong Kong University study leader Dr. …

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