Russia’s flagship Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine is effective against all known new variants of the killer virus, developer claims

Russia’s pioneering Sputnik V vaccine has been proven to be effective against known new strains of Covid-19, according to fresh research. Even among the more vaccine-resistant variants, the jab fared better than alternative shots. … Read More >Russia’s flagship Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine is effective against all known new variants of the killer virus, developer claims

‘An evidence-free zone’: WHO chief scientist warns against ‘mixing and matching’ coronavirus vaccines

World Health Organization Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan has warned people away from combining different Covid-19 vaccines, despite studies suggesting that the “cocktail” approach could yield positive results. … Read More >‘An evidence-free zone’: WHO chief scientist warns against ‘mixing and matching’ coronavirus vaccines

Russia backs UN declaration against HIV/AIDS but warns of problematic provisions pushed by Western governments

While Russia supports the goal of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic by 2030, as the UN General Assembly declared, the way to do so is not through usurpations of power or legalizing prostitution and drug use, Moscow has warned. … Read More >Russia backs UN declaration against HIV/AIDS but warns of problematic provisions pushed by Western governments

EU purchases its first monoclonal antibodies cocktail for Covid-19 treatment, securing 55,000 doses of Roche-Regeneron drug

The European Union has announced the purchase of 55,000 doses of the Roche-Regeneron Covid-19 drug, marking its first foray into potential treatments involving a cocktail of monoclonal antibodies. … Read More >EU purchases its first monoclonal antibodies cocktail for Covid-19 treatment, securing 55,000 doses of Roche-Regeneron drug

Israel finds ‘likely’ link between Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine and cases of heart inflammation in young males

A specially appointed epidemiological team has found “a likelihood of a link” between receiving the second dose of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine and the onset of myocarditis in young men, Israel’s Health Ministry said in a statement. … Read More >Israel finds ‘likely’ link between Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine and cases of heart inflammation in young males

WHO proposes using Greek alphabet to label Covid-19 strains to avoid ‘stigmatizing’ countries with namesake variants

The World Health Organization (WHO) has unveiled what it called “easy-to-say” Greek labels for coronavirus variants, set to replace designations based on the country of origin that are commonly used in the media. … Read More >WHO proposes using Greek alphabet to label Covid-19 strains to avoid ‘stigmatizing’ countries with namesake variants

‘Proof we’re on right track’: Russian drug developer ‘delighted’ about ‘similar’ Aussie Covid-19 therapy, but says Russia ‘ahead’

A team of scientists from Australia and the US has announced the development of an “experimental” Covid-19 treatment. Russia embarked on the same path months earlier, with a drug now undergoing phase-two trials, RT has learned. … Read More >‘Proof we’re on right track’: Russian drug developer ‘delighted’ about ‘similar’ Aussie Covid-19 therapy, but says Russia ‘ahead’

Cutting-edge ‘Trojan horse’ tech that makes cancer tumors destroy themselves may work to treat Covid-19 too

Researchers at the University of Zurich have developed a technology that could not only cause cancer tumors to kill themselves, but could also potentially eradicate Covid-19 in people’s lungs. … Read More >Cutting-edge ‘Trojan horse’ tech that makes cancer tumors destroy themselves may work to treat Covid-19 too

Childhood BMI linked with risk of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and breast cancer in later life

Findings published at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) found major links between childhood body mass index (BMI) and the risk of developing eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia, as well as breast cancer in adulthood. … Read More >Childhood BMI linked with risk of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and breast cancer in later life