Sputnik vaccine more effective than Pfizer against omicron: study

Two doses of vacuna Sputnik V provides more than twice as many neutralizing antibodies against the omicron variant as two doses of the Pfizer vaccine, according to reported a statement of the National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology (Gamaleya Center) and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF). An article by a team of 12 […]

New study shows that third dose of Pfizer increases antibodies against omicron | WORLD

Updated on 01/18/2022 03:39 pm A new study evaluating the efficacy of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine against the omicron variant indicates that three doses could offer “a sufficient level of protection” against the disease. The SARS-CoV-2 omicron (B.1.1.529) that circulates throughout the world is highly transmissible because it has accumulated a very high number, higher than […]

Health Canada approves Pfizer’s antiviral treatment for COVID-19

Thus, people with kidney disease should consult their doctor before taking Paxlovid. A lower dose may be indicated. It is contraindicated for patients with liver disease, including hepatitis, and those with HIV. (Photo: The Canadian Press) A new tool has been added to the arsenal to fight COVID-19. Health Canada on Monday approved Pfizer’s Paxlovid […]

Unilever wanted to buy part of GSK for £ 50 billion, which it refused

The British food and consumer goods manufacturer Unilever wanted to buy its consumer health division from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for 50 billion pounds (about 1.5 trillion crowns). It operates as a joint venture in partnership with the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. GSK announcedthat Unilever submitted a total of three offers last year, but the company rejected […]

Omicron in the Czech Republic: Symptoms, incubation period, course, tests, vaccination

What we know about omicron The new variant first appeared in South Africa. Its occurrence in several European countries, including the Czech Republic, has now been confirmed. The first case omicronu appeared in the Czech Republic at the end of November 2021. This 60-year-old coronavirus mutation infected a 60-year-old woman from Liberec, probably in Namibia, […]

USA / Pfizer: Three partnerships to strengthen RNA messenger technology

The American pharmaceutical company Pfizer concluded, on Monday, three partnership agreements aimed at strengthening its capacities around messenger RNA (mRNA) technology, used in its vaccine against Covid-19 developed with BioNTech. On the one hand, the group announced a four-year collaboration with Beam Therapeutics on research projects on rare genetic diseases affecting the liver, muscles and […]