Mixing vaccines

Current booster shots effective against Omicron

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New York – Omicron sub-variants evades antibody responses from Covid vaccines but a new lab study suggests that the current booster doses can be effective. University of Washington researchers saw the functional impact of mutations in  Omicron sub-variants. They used Moderna, Pfizer, Novavax, Janssen, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, and Sputnik V vaccines. All two-dose vaccines, except for Janssen’s single dose vaccine were …

Antibiotics

Antibiotic-resistant infections killing millions

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London – A new report from the Lancet magazine says over a million people died from antibiotic-resistant infections worldwide in 2019. An analysis of 204 countries by a joint team of international researchers, led by the University of Washington in the US, estimated it adding, 1.2 million died from infectious diseases directly.