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Effectiveness of anti-SARS-CoV-2 immunoadhesin against omicron and other emerging variants

Effectiveness of anti-SARS-CoV-2 immunoadhesin against omicron and other emerging variants WeizmannScience SARSCoV2 COVID19 Omicron Variants Immunoadhesin

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How a major COVID-19 outbreak occurred in a naïve and vaccinated population in Taiwan with a limited number of entry events

How a major COVID-19 outbreak occurred in a naïve and vaccinated population in Taiwan with a limited number of entry events medrxivpreprint COVID19 coronavirus covid Taiwan

9/29/2022 3:54:00 PM

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Primary vaccinations and boosters effective in reducing COVID-19 severity during Delta and Omicron predominance

Primary vaccinations and boosters effective in reducing COVID-19 severity during Delta and Omicron predominance JAMA_current UNC SARSCoV2 COVID19 Booster PrimaryVaccination Vaccine Delta Omicron Variant

9/29/2022 4:18:00 PM

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Effects of Vaccination and Previous Infection on Omicron Infections in Children | NEJM

COVID-19 vaccines, boosters and prior infection provide durable protection against severe outcomes of infection JAMA_current nejm

9/28/2022 11:14:00 AM

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Observing SARS-CoV-2 Omicron reinfections with different sub-variants

In a new study, researchers observed early recurrence of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

9/27/2022 11:22:00 PM

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Differences in protection from previous infection or vaccination against infection with Omicron BA.4/5 or BA.2

Researchers investigated the differences in vaccination- and previous infection-induced immunities against the Omicron BA.2 and BA.4/5 subvariants of SARS-CoV-2.

9/27/2022 2:37:00 PM

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How do clinical outcomes in patients infected with different Omicron subvariants differ?

Researchers compare the clinical outcomes, upper respiratory viral loads, and viral recovery of different SARS-CoV-2 Omicron subvariants on cell cultures.

9/27/2022 3:09:00 PM

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Pfizer-BioNTech Seeks to Expand Omicron Booster to 5- to 11-Year-Olds

Pfizer asked U.S. regulators to expand use of its updated COVID-19 booster shot, which targets Omicron subvariants, to kids ages 5 to 11

9/26/2022 8:03:00 PM

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Omicron BA.1 breakthrough infection in vaccinated individuals recall memory B cells to confer immunity

Omicron BA.1 breakthrough infection in vaccinated individuals recall memory B cells to confer immunity biorxivpreprint scrippsresearch Immunity Omicron Variant SARSCoV2 COVID19 Breakthrough Infection

9/26/2022 3:21:00 PM

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Study of 9 million Swedes shows rapidly declining effectiveness of COVID vaccines against Omicron

Study of 9 million Swedes shows rapidly declining effectiveness of COVID vaccines against Omicron Omicron Coronavirus Disease COVID vaccineeffectiveness TheLancet SSRN uniofgothenburg UU_University sahlgrenska

9/26/2022 6:57:00 AM

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COVID-19 cases rise in England and Wales for first time in two months

COVID-19 cases rise in England and Wales for first time in two months

Nevermind Halloween soon to look forward to
The numbers drop when the schools break up and go up again once they are back. Surprise surprise.

9/23/2022 5:33:00 PM

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Inhibition of Omicron BA.1 and BA.4 Variants After Fourth Vaccination or Tixagevimab and Cilgavimab Administration

Fourth SARS-CoV-2 vaccination also protects cancer patients JAMAOnc

physorg_com JAMAOnc WHO Meeting of Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization Day 3: Wed 5 Oct 13:45 COVID-19 vaccines Corbevax (Biological E) Covid-19 vaccine review Evidence review 30 min Evidence to recommendation tables 15 min Policy recommendations and discussion 45 min

9/23/2022 4:05:00 PM

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Here’s How Effective the Original Vaccines Are Against Omicron

Two doses worked against Delta, but not Omicron

9/22/2022 8:33:00 PM

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Does BA.2 breakthrough infection shift cross-neutralization activity towards the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron sublineages?

Researchers investigated the SARS-CoV-2 VOC Omicron's immune escape mechanisms.

9/22/2022 4:30:00 PM

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I’ve Had COVID-19, Do I Still Need the Omicron Booster?

The answer, experts say, is yes

No. Period

9/22/2022 4:03:00 AM

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Study reveals increased immunity evasion by Omicron BA.2.75.2

Study reveals increased immunity evasion by Omicron BA.2.75.2 Immunity Omicron Coronavirus Disease COVID BA2752 biorxivpreprint karolinskainst eth imperialcollege

9/21/2022 8:49:00 AM

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Vaccination-induced responses for Omicron subvariant neutralization

Vaccination-induced responses for Omicron subvariant neutralization medrxivpreprint Helmholtz_HZI Vaccination Omicron SARSCoV2 COVID19 Coronavirus Neutralization

9/20/2022 10:32:00 PM

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A critical overview of current progress for COVID-19: development of vaccines, antiviral drugs, and therapeutic antibodies - Journal of Biomedical Science

A Review published in the Journal of Biomedical Science presents a critical overview of the ongoing development efforts for different types of COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics.

9/20/2022 7:09:00 PM

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In Denmark, Omicron reinfections reveal ineffective post-COVID-19 immunity

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers investigated variant-wise SARS-CoV-2 reinfection cases in Denmark.

9/20/2022 7:23:00 AM

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Comparative hospitalization and mortality risk in the US population during the Omicron and Delta periods

Researchers compared in-hospital mortality across COVID-19 pandemic periods.

9/19/2022 6:59:00 PM

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