Tag Archives: Coronavirus

FDA authorizes J&J’s 1-shot coronavirus vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday gave emergency authorization to a coronavirus vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson, making a third shot available at a critical moment for U.S. efforts to control COVID-19. J&J’s vaccine, which requires one dose rather than two and can be stored at refrigerator temperatures, will provide much-needed reinforcements as… Read More »

Don’t carry out a coronavirus rapid test outside during winter

The cold can affect the results of a COVID-19 antigen test. For this reason, the medical technology firm nal von minden from Moers, Germany, emphasises that the rapid tests should not be used outside in winter in temperatures under 15 degrees Celsius. Correct usage of the NADAL® COVID-19 antigen test is extremely important in order… Read More »

Texas county declares curfew due to spike in coronavirus cases with hospitals, ICUs at 100% capacity

El Paso County, Texas is now under curfew as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to cause strife in the area. County Judge Ricardo Samaniego has declared that a curfew will be in place from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., reports local FOX reporter Keenan Willard. Additionally, “all El Paso hospitals and ICUs are at 100%… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS * Melburnians are a little closer to “COVID normal”, with relaxed restrictions to begin on Monday including the freedom to travel 25km from home and enjoy unlimited time outdoors. * Premier Daniel Andrews announced the lifting of some virus-enforced limitations after the state recorded just two new infections and no further deaths on… Read More »