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Europe’s Unvaccinated Are Dropping Out of Society

2022 18 Jan

After little over two years, governments worldwide are still dealing with the challenge of ending the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, vaccines have been available for a year, but a loud minority has refused them and the vaccination certificates that accompany them.    Many nations have imposed stricter rules and restrictions on the unvaccinated to... Read more

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Pfizer CEO Says Omicron-Targeted Vaccine is Most Likely Outcome

2022 11 Jan

Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Albert Bourla said a redesigned COVID-19 vaccine that specifically targets the Omicron coronavirus variant is likely needed and his company could have one ready to launch by March. Bourla said Pfizer and partner BioNTech SE are working on both an Omicron-targeted vaccine version as well as a shot that would include both... Read more

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AAOS 2022 Annual Meeting

2022 22 Mar

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Omicron Disruptions Around the World

2022 05 Jan

On Monday in the U.S where 62% of the entire population is vaccinated, 1,080,211 new COVID-19 cases were reported, a figure double of that four days prior and a new global record for a single country. On Tuesday, the U.K., France, and Australia also reached record levels, each reaching 200,000, 270,000 and 65,000 daily cases for the first time. In... Read more

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World Governments React to Omicron

2021 28 Dec

Around the world, government leaders and advisors are planning strategies for mitigating Omicron impact, which infects previously vaccinated individuals. Although Onicrom produces less severe disease than earlier COVID-19 strains, the variant’s substantially greater transmissibility creates other problems. Massive staffing shortages resulting from... Read more

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Supreme Court Fight Looms for U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

2021 23 Dec

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments challenging the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for businesses with at least 100 workers and health care workers on 7 January. This follows a recent ruling by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, which lifted an injunction that blocked the Occupational Safety and Health... Read more

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Pfizer Receives U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Novel COVID-19 Oral Antiviral Treatment

2021 22 Dec

PAXLOVID™ (nirmatrelvir [PF-07321332] tablets and ritonavir tablets) is authorized for emergency use in both high-risk adults and high-risk pediatric patients 12 years of age and older weighing at least 40 kg EUA based on clinical data from EPIC-HR study, showing PAXLOVID reduced risk of hospitalization or death by 89% (within three days of symptom... Read more

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EU Approves 5th COVID-19 Vaccine, by Novavax

2021 22 Dec

The European Commission granted conditional marketing authorisation for Novavax’s COVID-19 Vaccine for individuals 18 years or older. The U.S. biotech, Novavax , currently holds emergency use authorisations for its two-dose vaccine in the Philippines and Indonesia and has received emergency use listing from the World Health Organization. Unlike... Read more

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SANTEXPO 2022

2022 17 May

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2021 15 Dec

The World Health Organization labelled the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 a ‘variant of concern’ because of its potential to evade immunity conferred by prior infection and the current COVID-19 vaccines. These vaccines are directed against previous versions of the spike protein, which the virus uses to enter human cells. The possibility... Read more

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The Omicron Variant of South Africa

2021 27 Nov

On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the new Omicron variant of South Africa to be ‘of concern’, WHO’s most serious category. The new SARS-CoV-2 variant features over 30 mutations in the spike protein that the virus uses to infect human cells. Since effective antibodies and vaccines are directed to previous versions of the spike... Read more

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Labs and Drugs

2021 26 Nov

The delivery of high-quality healthcare and the effective treatment of acute and chronic illnesses cannot be achieved without drugs with high efficacy and safety and with laboratories working in the background to undertake basic research and understand the processes behind diseases, mechanism of action of different molecules and presentation of symptoms... Read more

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Austria Imposes Full Lockdown and Compulsory Vaccination

2021 20 Nov

Austria is the first EU country to go into full lockdown this season after COVID-19 cases surged. Whereas incidence rates weeks ago were less than 250 cases per 100,000, it now exceeds 1300 per 100,000 and continues on a steep upward trajectory. Hospitals have been overwhelmed with many new COVID-19 patients, and deaths have been rising again, too. ... Read more

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Connected Innovation Webinar, 4th edition

2021 24 Nov

"Corporate Social responsibility; Social Networks and Social Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the different Health Systems in Europe" Speakers Valérie Friot Paul Bomke Guillaume Pradalié Chaire Connected Innovation Read more

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Nursing Homes Lost 221K Jobs after COVID-19

2021 12 Nov

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing over 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities, recently released a report detailing a labour crisis within the U.S. nursing home industry. The group analyzed Bureau of Labor Statistics employment statistics from March 2020, when the first... Read more

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2021 10 Nov

Vlad Vahromovs is an accomplished tech executive with over 15 years of executive leadership experience delivering cutting-edge solutions to industry giants, He is the CEO of Intellectsoft , the technology partner of Fortune 500 companies including EY, Nestle, and Jaguar. Vlad holds modern courses degrees from Stanford and Erasmus University Rotterdam.... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers Shape 22 Keynote - It’s Time to Team Up!

2021 05 Nov

On November 15, Siemens Healthineers CEO Bernd Montag will host the @SiemensHealth Shape 22 Keynote. This is an annual signature event organised by Siemens Healthineers. The goal is to present inspiring ideas and novel practices in healthcare. The event provides the platform to bring together a global audience of leading physicians, healthcare executives... Read more

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COVID-19 Lessons: Hospital Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management

2021 02 Nov

The law firm, Proskauer Rose LLP (New York City), highlights deficits that COVID-19 uncovered in hospital disaster preparedness and emergency management and strategies for improvement. The lessons learned during the pandemic inspired healthcare leaders and regulators to implement post-pandemic changes to health care delivery. Stopgap measures... Read more

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Pfizer Uses COVID-19 Vaccine to Leverage Terms to Governments

2021 31 Oct

Last February, Pfizer was accused of bullying Latin American governments over COVID-19 vaccine supplies.  Public Citizen, in investigating government supply contracts, found that Pfizer retains the right ‘to silence governments, throttle supply, shift risk and maximize profits in the worst public health crisis in a century.’ Their analysis included draft... Read more