Ukraine is developing a 'unique vaccine' against COVID-19: what is known about it

Recently, scientists presented to Volodymyr Zelenskyy the first results of preclinical studies of the “original Ukrainian candidate for vaccines” against COVID-19. Soon after, the president gave an interview in which he scattered compliments on the new development, writes the BBC. “She is unique - it is not pathos and not ...

Accidental, risky and unethical: how the world's first vaccine was invented

Smallpox once killed millions of people. But one accidental discovery revolutionized human health care and saved the lives of many people. Smallpox is a terrible disease. “Body aches, fever, sore throat, headache and shortness of breath,” describes the symptoms ...

'Not everyone knows why they came': how the Russian vaccine against COVID-19 is tested in humans

The Russian authorities call the development of Sputnik-V the Gamaleya Center the first registered vaccine against coronavirus in the world. The vaccine has already been tested by the daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin and dozens of high-ranking officials and businessmen, but its effectiveness has not yet been officially confirmed - at first ...

Fever and severe headache: COVID-19 vaccine test subjects report their well-being

Participants in vaccine trials against the new coronavirus infection report severe weakness, fever and headaches, but say it will be worth it. Writes about this CNBC. Luke Hutchison woke up in the middle of the night with chills and fever after receiving a booster shot ...

Protection or Danger: How Americans View COVID-19 Vaccination

Efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine are causing controversy over timing and release, with the number of Americans advocating vaccines against the disease plummeting since the beginning of this year, writes Pew Research. The other day, the head of the Control Centers and ...

'Real blow': US will not participate in global COVID-19 vaccine initiative

Washington explained this by the fact that the efforts are led by a "corrupt" WHO, writes Voice of America. The United States has said it will not participate in the global initiative to create, produce and equitably distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, as WHO plays a leading role in this effort. More…

Hundreds of Massachusetts residents protest against influenza vaccinations

Demonstrators argued that getting the flu vaccine should be an option, not a duty, ABC News writes. Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday, August 30 to protest the new mandatory flu vaccination order for Massachusetts students, enacted in ...

Flu shots are already available in the USA: when is the best time to get vaccinated

It may be hard to think of any disease other than COVID-19 right now, but the annual flu is on the rise. And vaccinations against it are already available in most major pharmacies and doctor's offices across the country, writes Yahoo. On the Walgreens website, shoppers are encouraged ...

'We won't even test on monkeys': why the United States refused the Russian vaccine against COVID-19

The United States reacted with suspicion to the Russian coronavirus vaccine and refused to cooperate, according to CNN. The Ministry of Health says that it did not offer such cooperation to the Americans. This and other news - in the BBC review. Do Americans need the Russian vaccine CNN reports ...

Swine flu: how Americans were vaccinated during a pandemic and how this experience is useful

In early 2009, a new H1N1 influenza virus, also known as "swine flu", emerged in Mexico, and in the middle the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic, Healthline recalls. By the end of April of that year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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