J&J Vaccine Receives Additional Warning About Bleeding Side Effect

U.S. regulators have revised the COVID-19 vaccine fact sheet from Johnson & Johnson to warn of the risk of a rare bleeding disorder. The Food and Drug Administration said in a letter to the company on Tuesday that adverse event reports suggested an increased risk of immune thrombocytopenia, or ITP, during the 42 days after […]

Colombia exceeds 66.2 million vaccines applied against covid, reports Minsalud

The Ministry of Health reported that, as of Friday, January 7, 2022, a total of 66.20 million vaccines against covid-19 have been applied in the country. The figure was completed after applying 312,792 doses on Friday, of which 136,177 correspond to second doses and 16,865 to monodosis. In this way, the number of doses applied […]

The New York Times to buy the Athletic website in a $ 550 million deal

The New York Times Co. agreed to buy Athletic, acquiring a sports news website with more than one million subscribers. The newspaper’s publisher is paying $ 550 million for Athletic, which will remain an independent product, Times Executive Director Meredith Kopit Levien said Thursday in a statement. The deal is expected to close at the […]

UK Plays With Covid Measures As Omicron Cases Rise

Among the latest moves, the Boris Johnson government is developing contingency plans to help businesses and supply chains avoid disruptions caused by increased staff absences, the Financial Times reported. Private companies have been asked to test the plans in the worst-case scenario of up to 25% absences from the workforce, according to the newspaper. Covid-related […]

Judge orders New York Times to return Veritas Project memos

In an unusual written ruling, Westchester County Supreme Court Justice Charles Wood ordered the New York Times to return to Project Veritas any physical copies of legal memoranda prepared by one of the group’s attorneys and to destroy the electronic versions. Wood had issued a temporary order against the New York Times last month, drawing […]

The effects that the pandemic will leave in Latin America, according to economists

The US think-tank Center for Economic and Political Research (Cepr) has released a new electronic book entitled ‘Latin America: the post-pandemic decade’, which compiles a series of conversations with 14 researchers and economists Latin Americans on the possible future of the region after the covid-19 pandemic. The book delves into the problems of Latin America […]

The most hated brand in every country in America

The most hated brand in every country in America Monday, December 20, 2021 The most hated brand in every country in America Musk, the one who will pay the most taxesAfter Time magazine put Elon Musk (1971) on its cover as the character of the year, US congressmen expressed on social networks that as well […]

A new group of people will be able to receive the booster dose starting Tuesday

The Ministry of Health announced that the booster doses would be applied in the same way as the National Vaccination Plan (PNV) began, in stages according to age and comorbidities. Therefore, starting this Tuesday, December 21, the vaccination will begin with a third (or second in the case of Janssen) doses, for people belonging to […]

Colombia ranked 15th, out of 206 countries, in per capita deaths from covid-19

According to a comparison of coronavirus deaths in 206 countries relative to their population, Peru had the highest number of COVID-19 losses as of December 1, 2021. As of the same date, the virus had infected more than 262.8 million people worldwide, and the number of deaths totaled more than 5.2 million. However, the test […]