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A Covid Test as Easy as Breathing

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story A Covid Test as Easy as Breathing Scientists have been dreaming of disease-detecting breathalyzers for years. Has the time for the technology finally come? Sarah Karow, a clinical research coordinator at the University of Ohio, demonstrated a prototype breathalyzer, under F.D.A. review,… Read More »

‘Robust’ immune response seen in ‘mix and match’ Covid vaccine study

Walgreens healthcare professionals pass to each other the Pfizer-BioNTec vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Victor Walchirk Apartments in Evanston, Illinois, February 22, 2021. Kamil Krzaczynski | Reuters LONDON — Mixing and matching the coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca-Oxford generates a “robust” immune response against the virus, a study led by Oxford… Read More »

Covid: Greater Manchester and Lancashire in testing and vaccine push

Although the government is issuing guidance “to ask people to conduct themselves sensibly” in Greater Manchester and Lancashire, Mr Jenrick told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme there was no plan to introduce local lockdowns, saying: “We don’t have any plan to return to the regional or the tiered approach that we saw last autumn.” BBC… Read More »

UK’s daily Covid cases rise 49% in a week to above 5,000 for the first time since March 

UK’s daily Covid cases rise 49% in a week to above 5,000 for the first time since March, 18 more deaths are announced and the R-rate soars above 1 – but half of adults are now fully vaccinated Department of Health said there were 5,274 positive tests in past 24 hours, highest daily total since… Read More »