Covid-19 and “facilitating antibodies”: do vaccines worsen coronavirus infections?

SARS-CoV-2 virions photographed using a transmission electron microscope and recolored. NIAID After the disinformation on nanoparticles, on the mortality wrongly attributed to anti-Covid-19 vaccines, on their adverse effects on the trial phases or the link with strokes, opponents of vaccines against Covid-19 continue to disseminate new misleading arguments. The latest concerns a rare but already … Read more

Covid-19 vaccines: the dilemma of the fourth dose

A doctor is preparing a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19, in Sarrola-Carcopino (Corse-du-Sud), on January 8, 2022. PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA / AFP The question now becomes nagging. Faced with the surge of the Omicron wave, is a fourth dose of vaccine against Covid-19 inevitable? The antivax already denounce what they consider as a blind … Read more

In Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, new vaccines against Covid-19 convinced “by forceps”

At the vaccination center of the Timone hospital in Marseille, on December 30, 2012, Julie Sampo (22) fears the vaccination when getting stung. With Ryan Cherfeddine (left), they will receive their first dose of Pfizer vaccine so they can travel in February. FRANCE KEYSER FOR “THE WORLD” Bouchra cannot calm his anxiety. This social worker, … Read more

WHO has the solution to defeat Covid: spoilers, it’s not vaccines

Vaccines are not enough, other tools are needed to fight the virus. This is what the technician of theWorld Health Organization (WHO). Covid has started running fast again, to date there are more than one in the world 277 million cases it’s almost 5 and a half million victims. The new one scares more and … Read more

Germany, Minister of Health: “We need mandatory vaccines to stop Omicron”

In Germany there won’t be a lockdown before Christmas as in different forms it happens in Netherlands and in Austria. “But we will have a fifth wave, because we have passed a critical number of Omicron infections. This wave can no longer be completely stopped “, but it can be fought” with mandatory vaccines. This … Read more

Vaccines against Covid-19: the debate on the lifting of patents deadlocked

Two demonstrators move a cardboard coffin on which we can read “Let go of the patents”, during a demonstration for the lifting of the patents on vaccines against the Covid-19, on October 12, 2021, in Parliament Square, in London. ROB PINNEY / GETTY IMAGES VIA AFP It is a coincidence that does not lack salt. … Read more

Omicron variant: WHO warns of “potential” resistance to vaccines

People line up to get vaccinated in Sevenoaks, England on December 13, 2021. GARETH FULLER / AP The Omicron variant of the new coronavirus continues its meteoric growth in the world, and in particular across the Channel. In the aftermath of new restrictions announced on Sunday to limit ” a tsunami “ ahead, urging people … Read more

Omicron variant: WHO fears that rich countries accumulate vaccines to the detriment of poorer states

This microscope image, released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows particles of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that cause Covid-19. HANNAH A. BULLOCK, AZAIBI TAMIN / AP While the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, first detected in southern Africa, continues to spread around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called on developed … Read more

Immune system-stimulating nanoparticle could lead to more powerful vaccines

Journal Reference: Murillo Silva, Yu Kato, Mariane B. Melo, Ivy Phung, Brian L. Freeman, Zhongming Li, Kangsan Roh, Jan W. Van Wijnbergen, Hannah Watkins, Chiamaka A. Enemuo, Brittany L. Hartwell, Jason Y. H. Chang, Shuhao Xiao, Kristen A. Rodrigues, Kimberly M. Cirelli, Na Li, Sonya Haupt, Aereas Aung, Benjamin Cossette, Wuhbet Abraham, Swati Kataria, Raiza … Read more

“Access to vaccines for all is a question of ethics and global health security”

Tribune. From November 30 to December 3, the twelfth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will be held in Geneva, and the request for the lifting of patents will once again be on the agenda. Will the European Commission oppose once again an effective and common sense measure, at the risk of continuing … Read more