Beijing is also touting progress on its vaccines as a sign of global leadership and resilience. China put its homegrown vaccines on display for the first time at a Beijing trade fair this week and authorities hope the jabs will be approved for use by year-end. … [Read more...] about China celebrates ‘success’ in virus fight
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The vaccines are expected to hit the market as early as the end of this year, the drug firm claimed. An employee displays a coronavirus vaccine candidate from China National Biotec Group (CNBG), during the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) … [Read more...] about China has given experimental coronavirus vaccines to ‘hundreds of thousands without a single infection’, Chinese drug firm claims
Though coronavirus has slowed down the pace of ongoing developmental works in Gandhinagar, the pandemic won’t be able to hold back Gujarat or India for long, said Mr. Shah, who recently recovered from coronavirus infection. … [Read more...] about India putting up well-planned fight against COVID-19: Amit Shah
The story so far: While the fear of COVID-19 re-infection has dogged discussion on the novel coronavirus, it was in late August that the first ‘confirmed’ case of re-infection was officially recorded. A 33-year-old Chinese male from Hong Kong reportedly caught his second infection during a trip to Europe, four-and-a-half months after he first tested positive for COVID-19. Post-testing, genomic sequencing made it clear that the first and second infection involved variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. This seemed to rule out viral shedding or continuing infection from the first time. Subsequently, a case of re-infection in Nevada, U.S., was also similarly revelatory, thanks to viral genome sequencing. … [Read more...] about The Hindu Explains | Are there re-infection fears around COVID-19?
Corey Coopersmith, a 36-year-old fitness consultant in Las Vegas, hasn't been able to work since first getting sick in late February. He suffers a constant ebb and flow of symptoms, and yet visit after visit to medical specialists has turned out a series of "normal" lab tests. … [Read more...] about Redefining Covid-19: Months after infection, patients report breathing difficulty, excessive fatigue