Moderna chief executive sees end of COVID-19 pandemic in one year: Report
ZURICH: Moderna chief executive Stephane Bancel thinks the COVID-19 pandemic could be over in a year as increased vaccine production ensures global supplies, he told the Swiss newspaper Neue Zuercher Zeitung. \u0022If you look at the industry-wide expansion of production capacities over the past six months, eno
ZURICH: Moderna chief executive Stephane Bancel thinks the COVID-19 pandemic could be over in a year as increased vaccine production ensures global supplies, he told the Swiss newspaper Neue Zuercher Zeitung."If you look at the industry-wide expansion of production capacities over the past six months, enough doses should be available by the middle of next year so that everyone on this Earth can be vaccinated. Boosters should also be possible to the extent required," he told the newspaper in an interview.
Vaccinations would soon be available even for infants, he said."Those who do not get vaccinated will immunise themselves naturally, because the Delta variant is so contagious. In this way we will end up in a situation similar to that of the flu. You can either get vaccinated and have a good winter. Or you don't do it and risk getting sick and possibly even ending up in hospital."
Asked if that meant a return to normal in the second half of next year, he said:"As of today, in a year, I assume." Read more: CNA »
MOH may use Pofma to clamp down on websites promoting ivermectin as a Covid-19 cure: Ong Ye Kung
SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) is looking into the possibility of using the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma) to clamp down on websites that promote the use of anti-parasite drug ivermectin as a remedy against Covid-19.
wake up Proving once again MODERNA KING OF VACCINES. Pfizer, J & J, AstraZeneca are court jesters of vaccines. Another speculation I assume that moderna will be laughing to the bank with solution that requires booster shoots Assumption ... ... 😶 The company which has given 0% vaccines to low income countries?
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India government won't buy Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines amid local output: SourcesNEW DELHI: India\u0027s government will not buy COVID-19 shots from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, three government sources told Reuters, mainly because domestic output of more affordable and easier-to-store vaccines has jumped. That essentially means the globally popular vaccines, which their makers have pledged Hahaha! India is not as small as you to be pushed around by scum Big Pharma. Btw, how's that 80% vaccinated but still catching COVID issue working for you? Don't deflect from your own problems.
Johnson & Johnson says second shot boosts protection against moderate-severe COVID-19 to 94%CHICAGO: Johnson \u0026 Johnson said Tuesday (Sep 21) a second shot of its COVID-19 vaccine given about two months after the first increased its effectiveness to 94 per cent in the United States against moderate to severe forms of the disease. That compares to 70 per cent protection with a single dose. Of course they do 💰
EU states breached air pollution limits in 2020 despite COVID-19 pandemicBRUSSELS: Most European Union countries broke at least one air pollution limit last year, even as COVID-19 lockdowns improved air quality in many regions, according to provisional European Environment Agency (EEA) data published on Tuesday (Sep 21). Excessive air pollution has landed around 10 EU countries
Chinese city orders spas, mahjong salons to shut after COVID-19 case confirmedThe temporary shutdowns were part of a range of restrictions imposed on the northeastern city after one case of community transmission, the report said, citing the Harbin government. The restrictions come as China celebrates the mid-moon festival on Tuesday, and ahead of the National Day golden week holiday starting on Oct. 1, a time of increased travel and social interraction. China on Tuesday reported 72 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland for Sept. 20, down from 49 a day earlier, with the latest cluster of infection in the southeastern province of Fujian, according to National Health Commission data.
Insurers revise coverage for Covid-19 travel cancellations, quarantine allowance
Japan's land prices fall as COVID-19 hurts tourism, domestic demandTOKYO: Japanese land prices fell for the second straight year as the country\u0027s closed borders and state of emergency curbs to combat the coronavirus pandemic hit demand for new restaurants and hotels, an annual government survey showed. In a sign the pandemic is reshaping the economy, however, land prices