Corona Virus Covid-19 vs Norovirus, Here’s How to Distinguish the Symptoms – In the middle of a pandemic corona virus Covid-19, a new virus risks wreaking havoc on people’s lives, namely norovirus. This virus can cause severe diarrhea and vomiting when a person is infected. Norovirus can spread from person to person and from contaminated surfaces. In the UK, cases of norovirus have tripled in […]

Denmark Refuses to Use Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Denmark became the first country in the world to produce the COVID-19 vaccine Johnson & Johnson from their vaccination campaign. Quoted from Channel News Asia, the Danish health authorities made the decision because of the linkage of Johnson & Johnson vaccine technology with blood clots. The rejection of the Johnson & Johnson […]

Getting to know Adenovirus, How to Make AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – Virologist and Lecturer at the School of Pharmacy, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) Aluicia Anita Artarini explains the mass production process the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca. The AstraZeneca vaccine is a form of vaccine development that is considered new (novel technology), because its development uses the Adenovirus platform or engineering […]

Worse than the cure? Covid-19 vaccine may increase risks of contracting HIV

In letter published in the magazine Lancet, Susan P. Buchbinder, M. Juliana McElrath, Carl Dieffenbach and Lawrence Corey, stated that, more than a decade ago, they used Ad5 to develop HIV-1 vaccines, one of the variants of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, AIDS. During phase 2 of the clinical trials, evidence […]

Coronavirus vaccines may increase risk of HIV infection

USA, Oct 22, 2020 /LIVE24/. Experts at the University of California at San Francisco said that four adenovirus vaccines against the new type of coronavirus contain components that increase the risk of HIV infection through direct contact with the body fluids of an infected person. All drugs are currently undergoing clinical trials. The key reason […]

Coronavirus: Does the current vaccine race endanger our health?

The coronavirus vaccine competition gives a new episode every day. A few days ago on the New York Times it was assumed that he would arrive in America between October and November. But (as they had already done The Guardian and the Financial Times) on New York Times raised many doubts. The acceleration of the […]