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J & J Vaccine Approved For Use

WASHINGTON DC (MetroSource-WSAU) — A panel of vaccine experts is endorsing Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.The panel voted unanimously to recommend the FDA give the go-ahead for emergency use of the vaccine.

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J & J Vaccine Approved For Use

COVID-19 cases rising in northern Alberta as province reports eight more deaths

(NIAID/NIH via AP - image credit) Northern Alberta continues to see an increase in COVID-19 infections, with more than 1,000 active cases across the health zone.

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COVID-19 cases rising in northern Alberta as province reports eight more deaths

Florida reaches 500 cases of more-contagious variant of COVID virus

TAMPA (WFLA) – The Centers for Disease Control says Florida has become the first state to reach 500 cases of the B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant first discovered in England.

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Florida reaches 500 cases of more-contagious variant of COVID virus

Cordova reports 9 new virus cases

Cordova reported nine new resident cases of the novel coronavirus Thursday, Feb. 25.Of the 108 local cases identified so far, 19 are believed to be currently active.Ninety-one cases have been Cordova residents and 17 have been non-residents.

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Cordova reports 9 new virus cases

How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants?

How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants?By tweaking their vaccines, a process that should be easier than coming up with the original shots.Viruses constantly mutate as they spread, and most changes aren’t significant.

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How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants?

Full characterization of mammalian-produced SARS-CoV-2 receptor binding domains

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) interacts with angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors on the surface of host cells via the receptor-binding domain (RBD) of the viruses spike protein.

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Full characterization of mammalian-produced SARS-CoV-2 receptor binding domains

Study shows antibody responses persisting 10 months after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Researchers in Italy have conducted a study showing that patients who had tested positive for infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) still had neutralizing antibodies against the virus 10 months later.

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Study shows antibody responses persisting 10 months after SARS-CoV-2 infection

NIH Experts Discuss SARS-CoV-2 Viral Variants

NIAID director Anthony Fauci, MD, and coauthors emphasize the need for a global response to COVID-19.The rise of several significant variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has attracted the attention of health and science experts worldwide.

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NIH Experts Discuss SARS-CoV-2 Viral Variants

Tri-county update shows 61 new cases of COVID-19

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Tri-County COVID-19 update reported 61 new and probable cases in the area Wednesday, Feb. 24.Peoria County reported 38 new cases, bringing the county’s total to 16,940 with 254 deaths.

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Tri-county update shows 61 new cases of COVID-19

Anthony Fauci to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Anthony Fauci will deliver the 2021 Commencement address for Emory College of Arts and Sciences and receive the Emory University President’s Medal, University President Gregory Fenves announced in a student-wide email on Feb. 24. He will virtually address the

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Anthony Fauci to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address

COVID-19 antibodies may protect against reinfection later, study suggests

There's new evidence that connects testing positive for COVID-19 antibodies from a prior infection with a significantly lower risk of becoming infected again in the future.

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COVID-19 antibodies may protect against reinfection later, study suggests

Corticosteroid receptor inhibitor shows anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vivo

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the causative agent of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.To date, SARS-CoV-2 has infected over 112 million people and has been responsible for over 2.48 million deaths.

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Corticosteroid receptor inhibitor shows anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vivo

Key mutation sites in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein modulate antibody and ACE2 affinity

An allosteric center or site is one where a molecule other than the substrate to the protein can bind, altering the conformation of the protein.

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Key mutation sites in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein modulate antibody and ACE2 affinity

SARS-CoV-2 mutations allow escape from clinical monoclonal antibodies

Monoclonal antibodies LY-CoV555 and LY-CoV016 are administered as a cocktail for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19.They target the receptor-binding domain (RBD) of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spike protein with high specificity, potentially neutralizing the virus.

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SARS-CoV-2 mutations allow escape from clinical monoclonal antibodies

New CDC COVID-19 school guidance generates some controversy

CINCINNATI (WKRC) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released new guidelines for in-person learning, without recommending vaccinations for teachers first.That’s generating some controversy based on the CDC’s own research.

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New CDC COVID-19 school guidance generates some controversy

Healthy Blood Donors Asked to Give Now

Due to record-breaking cold and winter storms across much of the United States, hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives have been canceled recently.

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Healthy Blood Donors Asked to Give Now

Could laser-facilitated epicutaneous vaccination for SARS-CoV-2 be an alternative to intramuscular injection?

Common immunization routes for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidates range from intramuscular, nasal and oral to intradermal.

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Could laser-facilitated epicutaneous vaccination for SARS-CoV-2 be an alternative to intramuscular injection?

Mouse Study Shows Bacteriophage Therapy Could Fight Drug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

A human neutrophil interacting with Klebsiella pneumoniae (pink), a multidrug–resistant bacterium that causes severe hospital infections. A human neutrophil interacting with Klebsiella pneumoniae (pink), a multidrug–resistant bacterium that causes severe hospital infections. Credit: NIAID Using viruses instead of antibiotics to tame troublesome drug-resistant bacteria is a promising strategy, known as bacteriophage

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Mouse Study Shows Bacteriophage Therapy Could Fight Drug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

'Largely prepared': Guinea vaccinates to stop Ebola spread

A man in a navy suit grinned as he left an airbase in Guinea's capital Conakry on Wednesday after being vaccinated for Ebola, one of the first to receive the jab since the deadly disease re-emerged in the West African country.

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'Largely prepared': Guinea vaccinates to stop Ebola spread

'Largely prepared': Guinea vaccinates to stop Ebola spread

A man in a navy suit grinned as he left an airbase in Guinea's capital Conakry on Wednesday after being vaccinated for Ebola, one of the first to receive the jab since the deadly disease re-emerged in the West African country.

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'Largely prepared': Guinea vaccinates to stop Ebola spread