Novavax tumbles after report on COVID-19 vaccine production delay

Novavax tumbles after report on COVID-19 vaccine production delay

A vial and sryinge are seen in front of a displayed Novavax logo in this illustration taken January 11, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationOct 20 (Reuters) – Shares of Novavax Inc (NVAX.O) fell 16% after a report from Politico said the company faces significant hurdles in proving it can manufacture its experimental COVID-19 vaccine that meets regulators’ … Read more

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads in Aerosols, Scientists Report

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads in Aerosols, Scientists Report

Upending centuries of medical dogma, a team of South African researchers has found that breathing may be a bigger contributor to the spread of tuberculosis than coughing, the signature symptom.As much as 90 percent of TB bacteria released from an infected person may be carried in tiny droplets, called aerosols, that are expelled when a … Read more

Covid-19 outbreak report: What happened on Sunday, October 17

Covid-19 outbreak report: What happened on Sunday, October 17

Here’s a quick round-up of the biggest updates from Sunday on the Covid-19 Delta outbreak, including the latest case numbers and location of interest details. Cases There are 51 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta community outbreak. The Ministry of Health gave the update in a statement on Sunday afternoon. Of the new cases, … Read more

Pakistan continues to report decline in COVID-19 cases

Pakistan continues to report decline in COVID-19 cases

A healthcare worker administering the coronavirus test on a patient. Photo: fileISLAMABAD: The coronavirus positivity rate in Pakistan remained below 5% for the second consecutive day on Sunday, as coronavirus cases in the country continue to decline. According to the latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC), Pakistan has recorded 2,580 new … Read more