Another Study Finds Vaccine Booster ‘Neutralizes’ Omicron

Thursday, January 20, 2022 – If you need more evidence that a third dose of the COVID vaccine is needed, new British research confirms that boosters can “neutralize” the virus’s Omicron variant. To reach this conclusion, they analyzed 620 blood samples from 364 health care professionals and workers at the Francis Crick Institute, the National … Read more

Vaccination Plus Prior Infection Best Defense Against COVID

Thursday, January 20, 2022 – Do you think your previous bout of COVID sufficiently protects you from another encounter with the coronavirus? New research suggests that adding a vaccination is still your best bet. A new government study shows that a combination of vaccination and previous infection provides the best protection against infection with COVID-19. … Read more

Research shows a relationship between increased SARS-CoV-2 seroreactivity and antimalarial humoral immunity

In a recent study published in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) emerging infectious diseases In the journal, researchers investigate the cross-reactivity of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) with pre-pandemic malaria-exposed sera samples collected from Cambodia. Stady: SARS-CoV-2 cross-reactivity in pre-pandemic serum of malaria-infected subjects in rural areas, Cambodia. Image … Read more

Colonoscopy Surprise Bills Should Be Thing of the Past, Experts Say

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 — Billing a big surprise for any colonoscopy performed after a positive result from a stool-based screening test will be prevented under new federal rules, a group of American medical organizations said. On January 10, the Biden administration issued guidance requiring private insurance companies to cover colonoscopy. The guidance expands on … Read more