New test accurately assesses immunity to COVID-19

How much protection you have against COVID-19 depends on many factors. Previous infection, vaccination, and immunity all play a role in how your body defends itself against the virus. Time after infection or vaccination is also part of the equation. Although antibody tests provide some information, they cannot determine how well you are protected. There … Read more

WHO reviews reports of monkeypox virus in semen

LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization is reviewing reports that the monkeypox virus is present in the semen of patients, exploring the possibility that the disease could be sexually transmitted, an official said on Wednesday. WHO official. Many cases in the current monkeypox outbreak, largely centered in Europe, involve sexual partners who … Read more

Severe COVID-19 ‘rare’ in unvaccinated people, survey finds

A survey found that people who did not receive the vaccine had a lower rate of suffering from severe COVID-19 amid the pandemic. The survey uploaded to the ResearchGate preprint server presented data from more than 18,500 respondents from the “Control Group” project with more than 300,000 participants in total. An analysis found that compared … Read more

US FDA advisers assess cardiac risk of Moderna COVID vaccine for young men

A pharmacist holds a vial of the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in West Haven, Connecticut, U.S., February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 14 (Reuters) – Moderna’s (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine may pose a higher risk of heart inflammation in young men than the Pfizer (PFE.N)/BioNTech (22UAy.DE) … Read more