US Covid-19: Omicron variant is a reminder that coronavirus ‘is still in control,’ medical professor says

US Covid-19: Omicron variant is a reminder that coronavirus 'is still in control,' medical professor says

“But it’s fairly likely we’ll see cases,” said Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health.”It ought to redouble our efforts to use the tools that we have, which are vaccinations and boosters — and to be sure we’re getting those to the rest of the world, too,” Collins told CNN on Sunday. … Read more

Are Covid vaccine mandates ethical? Here’s what medical experts think

Are Covid vaccine mandates ethical? Here’s what medical experts think

Protesters rally against vaccine mandates on November 20, 2021 in New York City.Stephanie Keith | Getty ImagesEthical justificationJulian Savulescu, director of Oxford University’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, said the main ground for implementing coercive measures during a pandemic was preventing harm to other people.”You’re not entitled to shoot a gun into the air risking … Read more

Bringing The Medical Field To The Blockchain Metaverse

Bringing The Medical Field To The Blockchain Metaverse

New York, New York–(Newsfile Corp. – November 21, 2021) – Crypto Docs NFT will be the first collection to blend the medical field and technology onto the Ethereum Blockchain in a digital metaverse through their joint venture with Ultimaxx Health Inc. The digital Metaverse is a concept that has been taking over our society recently. … Read more

Emirates airline to end free Covid-19 medical cover on new flight bookings from December

Emirates airline to end free Covid-19 medical cover on new flight bookings from December

Travellers planning to book flights with Emirates airline have only a few weeks left to secure a ticket inclusive of the airline’s free multi-risk insurance cover.The Dubai airline’s complimentary medical cover for Covid-19 will no longer be included on flights booked after November 30.“Emirates can confirm that our existing multi-risk travel insurance offer for all … Read more

Flu, cancer, HIV: after Covid success, what next for mRNA vaccines? | Medical research

It is one of the most remarkable success stories of the pandemic: the unproven technology that delivered the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines in record time, helping to turn the tide on Covid-19. The vaccines are based on mRNA, the molecule that instructs our cells to make specific proteins. By injecting synthetic mRNA, our cells are … Read more

COVID-19 stance could rule F1 medical car driver out of races

COVID-19 stance could rule F1 medical car driver out of races

Motor Sport – A1 British Grand Prix – Brands Hatch – 3/5/09 Alan van der Merwe – South Africa during the Feature Race Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Paul HardingLONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Formula One medical car driver Alan van der Merwe risks missing more races, after his absence from Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix, … Read more

Medical Examiner – NBC Chicago

Medical Examiner – NBC Chicago

The mother of a Chicago Public Schools’ student who recently passed away died from pneumonia caused by COVID-19, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed Thursday, days after parents and teachers voiced concerns about district safety measures following her death. Shenitha Curry’s cause of death was ruled as pneumonia due to COVID-19 infection with diabetes … Read more