Health News

UK bans travel from South America over Brazil variant fears

The United Kingdom is banning travel from the whole of South America and Portugal amid concerns over a new variant of the coronavirus in Brazil, authorities announced Thursday. British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said that as of 4 a.m. Friday, arrivals from more than a dozen countries, including Argentina, Chile and Peru, will be halted […]

Health News

US sees over 4,000 daily coronavirus deaths for first time

New York needs to open pop-up vaccine centers immediately: Dr. Nicole Saphier Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier provides insight into the coronavirus vaccine rollout on ‘Fox and Friends.’ The United States surpassed 4,000 daily coronavirus deaths on Thursday, marking the highest number seen since the outbreak began. According to Johns Hopkins University, the […]

Health News

Over 1.5 million coronavirus deaths globally

Over 1.5 million coronavirus deaths have been recorded worldwide from nearly 65 million cases, according to an AFP tally on Thursday based on official statistics. There have been 1,500,038 fatalities from 64,774,705 cases since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China in December. The worst affected region is Latin America and the Caribbean with […]

Medications

Second Interim Analysis of Clinical Trial Data Showed a 91.4% Efficacy for the Sputnik V Vaccine on Day 28 After the First Dose; Vaccine Efficacy is Over 95% 42 days After the First Dose

The efficacy of the Sputnik V vaccine is 91.4%, based on the second interim analysis of data obtained 28 days after administering the first dose (7 days after the second dose). Calculation was based on the analysis of data on volunteers (n = 18,794) who received both the first and second doses of the Sputnik […]