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The latest Covid-19 vaccinations and treatment candidates – Part 2

Since the first case of SARS-Cov-2 was identified in Wuhan, China as the cause of a respiratory outbreak, our journey to discover a treatment began. Although the origin of SARS-CoV-2 resulting in the Covid-19 virus remains unclear, the pursuit to produce vaccination and other treatment alternatives is rapidly underway. As our understanding of the novel […]

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A review of the most promising Covid-19 vaccinations

The human body has an impressive immune system to help protect us against disease and infection. For the most part, it’s incredibly efficient in fighting against foreign microorganisms. The problem is, some invasive pathogens can overwhelm our immune system more than others leading us to develop severe symptoms of the illness. Why Covid-19 Is so […]

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Vaccine Good News!

Pfizer who are working with Germany’s BioNTech to develop a Covid-19 vaccine are planning to seek FDA approval in the 3rd week of November, 2020 for it’s Covid-19 vaccine assuming the current trial results prove positive. An open letter from the CEO of Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla released the following open letter on […]

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Travelling to Australia this summer 2020?

Travel restrictions You can only travel to Australia if you are an Australian citizen, a permanent resident, an immediate family member of an Australian citizen or permanent resident or are a New Zealand citizen usually resident in Australia. Travellers who have a compassionate or compelling reason to travel to Australia will need to have an […]

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Travelling to NZ this summer 2020?

The New Zealand border is closed ! The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all travellers wanting to travel to New Zealand by either air or sea. link There are some exceptions to the closure There are two reasons why you might be allowed to travel and enter NZ while the border is […]

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Travelling to the USA this summer 2020?

With specific exceptions, foreign nationals who have been in any of the following countries during the past 14 days may not enter the United States. For a full list of exceptions, please refer to the relevant proclamations in the links below. link. Entry into the US is restricted for those travelling from Ireland, the UK, Schengen […]

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Travelling to Europe this summer 2020?

The information below is accurate at the time of writing. Albania Commercial flights returned to Albania on June 15, 2020. The Government of Albania has declared that only European Union residents and nationals are eligible to board these outbound flights to the EU at this time. This restriction does not apply to passengers traveling to Serbia or […]

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Dexamethasone & COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it welcomes the initial clinical trial results from the United Kingdom which indicates that dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, can be lifesaving for patients who are critically ill with COVID-19.  Dexamethasone is a steroid-based medication which works by suppressing the immune system, which has been in existence since the 1960s. […]

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Calquence by AstraZeneca the new COVID-19 Vaccine?

AstraZeneca Plc (AZN) are a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business and their innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.link Pascal Soriot, the CEO of AZN,  announced that the company wasn’t going to wait for clinical results, which it expected to have in August, and have already started manufacturing their experimental COVID-19 vaccine named Calquence […]

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COVID-19 Live Dashboard

Click the link to see the COVID-19 dashboard presented by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University here Click the link to see the latest information from the World Health Organization on the COVID-19 pandemic here