Mixing Pfizer, AstraZ COVID-19 shots with Moderna gives better immune response -UK study

Mixing Pfizer, AstraZ COVID-19 shots with Moderna gives better immune response -UK study

Dec 6 (Reuters) – A major British study into mixing COVID-19 vaccines has found that people had a better immune response when they received a first dose of AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech shots followed by Moderna nine weeks later, according to the results on Monday.”We found a really good immune response across the board…, in fact, … Read more

GSK says tests indicate antibody drug works against Omicron

GSK says tests indicate antibody drug works against Omicron

Sotrovimab, developed with Vir, tested in lab and on hamstersKey Omicron mutations did not elude drug activity in studyTests continuing on further mutationsDec 2 (Reuters) – Laboratory analysis of the antibody-based COVID-19 therapy GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) (GSK) is developing with U.S. partner Vir (VIR.O) has indicated the drug is effective against the new Omicron variant, the … Read more

COVID cases hit records in Europe prompting booster shot rethink

COVID cases hit records in Europe prompting booster shot rethink

A medic tends to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients at the intensive care unit (ICU) of Pirogov hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria, October 15, 2021. REUTERS/Stoyan NenovRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterSlovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary post record daily casesSweden to roll out booster shots to all adultsProspect of mandatory vaccinations raises concernsBRUSSELS/PRAGUE, Nov 24 (Reuters) … Read more