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Good news on the Corona virus vaccine

Researchers around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against Covid-19, with more than 170 candidate vaccines now tracked by the World Health Organization (WHO). Vaccines normally require years of testing and additional time to produce at scale, but scientists are hoping to develop a coronavirus vaccine within 12 to 18 months. Vaccines mimic the virus – or part of the virus – they protect against, stimulating the immune system to develop antibodies. They must follow higher safety standards than other

  1 year ago ago
Good news on the Corona virus vaccine

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Wits with a promising vaccine.

Researchers say the COVID-19 antibody stays the best way to battle the Covid pandemic, which has executed in excess of 51,000 individuals in South Africa.

  1 year ago ago
Wits with a promising vaccine.

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Revealed: If You Took The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, This Will Sh0ck You.

It was revealed that the Johnson and Johnson wants to do a booster trial in South Africa, after the company's first Covid-19 vaccine was used in a mass trial of almost half a million of health workers in South Africa. The trial will include participants from that study, known as Sisonke and could possibly begin in October, according to Glenda Gray, who is co-lead of the mass trial.

  11 months ago ago
Revealed: If You Took The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, This Will Sh0ck You.

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New Covid 19 Vaccine developed for future use in SA

One Covid 19 Vaccine has been approved by authorities.The Orient Gene Biotech will be used for future Covid 19 cases in SA. Three companies has won a case for distribution rights for Covid 19,the Covid 19 Ministerial Advisory Commitee has made recommendations on how to use the antibodies. A national testing algorithm of how the test will be used in Health departments will be announced by the Health department. Julsing Keyter has also said that the approved test kits meet all necessary requirements.The antibody

  2 years ago ago
New Covid 19  Vaccine developed for future use in SA

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How Does Medication Know Which Part Of The Body Has A Pain?

The Route Of Medication To The Pain Site. For Instance, If you have a headache, and drink Panado, the headache goes away, and if you have a pain on your limbs (legs and arms) and drink the same Panado, the pain goes away. Below is a detailed explanation of what actually causes this two mentioned above scenarios. "Every medication, has a specific target in the body, and when ingested, it try by all means to reach its target area without being interfered". According to Novavax, et al (2019), Every type of medication

  1 year ago ago
How Does Medication Know Which Part Of The Body Has A Pain?

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Reasons why the Novavax vaccine is a good option for SA

Cape Town - The Novavax immunization has appeared to give assurance against the prevailing infection variation in South Africa and the nation should seek after the antibody choice, as indicated by teacher of vaccinology at Wits University Shabir Madhi.

  1 year ago ago
Reasons why the Novavax vaccine is a good option for SA

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Novavax vaccine trial in SA results show high protection against severe COVID-19

Results from an antibody preliminary of the Novavax COVID-19 immunization preliminary have shown that it has full security against serious illness, from the first and new variation of the Covid initially found in both South Africa and the UK.

  1 year ago ago
Novavax vaccine trial in SA results show high protection against severe COVID-19

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New Covid-19 Vaccine Trial To Be Launched In South Africa This Week

With 2900 volunteers, a United Stated developed vaccine called NVX-CoV2373 by a company called Novavax will be launched in South Africa today. Volunteers will be getting the vaccine in two doses, three weeks apart during the clinical trial Professor of Vaccinology Shabir Mahd at University of the Witwatersrand explained that as South Africa accounts for 20 percent of the global HIV infections, 240 medically fit volunteers will also take part in the Clinical trial. The clinical trial is supported by the Bill

  2 years ago ago
New Covid-19 Vaccine Trial To Be Launched In South Africa This Week

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Covid-19 Vaccines Expected to Work on South Africa Coronavirus Strain

Vaccines may be less effective against the variant that has come to dominate in South Africa, but are expected to have some benefit Dr. Madhi and Dr. Gray said results from the South African trials on the Oxford/AstraZeneca, Novavax and Johnson & Johnson vaccines should be available in the coming weeks. Because participants will have mostly come into contact with the new variant, the results will show how vaccinated people respond to the mutations, rather than just conducting tests with virus cells and

  1 year ago ago
Covid-19 Vaccines Expected to Work on South Africa Coronavirus Strain

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USA Company Begins COVID-19 Vaccine Trial In South Africa

An American company Novavax is currently working on the development of the COVID-19 vaccine. Novavax reported that it has started with a Phase 2b clinical trial in South Africa to assess the effectiveness of a Covid-19 vaccine in a volunteer.  Dr Shabir Madhi, a professor of Vaccinology at the Witswatersrand University, will be leading the clinical trials that are partly supported by a $15 million donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Novavax said in a realesed statement on Monday 17th of

  2 years ago ago
USA Company Begins COVID-19 Vaccine Trial In South Africa

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Wits starts second Covid-19 immunization preliminary

The University of Witwatersrand is starting their second Covid-19 immunization preliminary, and started screening members on 17 August, as per an official statement by the college.  Named the NVX-CoV2373 preliminary, it will test whether the nanoparticle S-protein, in the Covid-19 immunization up-and-comer known as NVX-CoV2373, ensures against Covid-19 sickness in grown-ups matured 18–64 years of age. The SA study is a piece of a bigger, worldwide clinical program to assess the antibody up-and-comer, including

  2 years ago ago
Wits starts second Covid-19 immunization preliminary

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Novavax to start mid-stage study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa

The United States (US) drug developer Novavax said it would start a mid-stage study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa, this is the second vaccine being tested in South Africa. The trial which is said to be in phase 2B will conduct trials on about 2 600 healthy people, specifically, adults and will evaluate the safety, efficiency and immunity of 249 medically stable HIV positive adults as well. Since South Africa was in its winter season and experiencing a winter surge of infections, Novavax

  2 years ago ago
Novavax to start mid-stage study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa

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US Company To Begin 2nd Phase Drug Test In SA. Shows That SA Is A Testing RANGE.

A US based vaccine development company is set to begin it's second phase of human testing for its corona vaccine in South Africa, which is in the midst of a surge in corona virus testing. Novavax said in a statement that a clinical trial will include 2 665 healthy adults with HIV whose immune responses may differ from those who dont have it. Preliminary findings from the first trial showed people receiving the two doses generated from neutralizing anti-bodies , which can prevent the virus from entering cells

  2 years ago ago
US Company To Begin 2nd Phase Drug Test In SA. Shows That SA Is A Testing RANGE.

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Novavax effective against Corona first discovered in S. A

Ground breaking research that has been released for Novavax clinical trials. These trials began last year in August just a month before the announcement that south Africa had a varient of the Corona virus and we know that over four thousand four hundred people participated in the South African trials we also had the Novavax happening in the UK aswell The results of this particular trial show that vaccine has a sixty percent efficacy for the prevention of mild, moderate as well as severe covid hand 92 percent

  1 year ago ago
Novavax effective against Corona first discovered in S. A

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U.S drug company starts covid 19 vaccine trial in South Africa

American vaccine development company Novavax says it has begun a Phase 2b clinical trials in South Africa to evaluate the efficacy of a covid 19 vaccine candidate. Dr Shabir Madhi professor of Vaccinology at Wits University, will lead the clinical trial which is supported in part by a $15 million grant from Bill and Mellinda Gates foundation, the company said in a statement on Monday (17 August) "Because South Africa is experiencing a winter surge of covid 19 disease, this important Phase 2b clinical trial has

  2 years ago ago
U.S drug company starts covid 19 vaccine trial in South Africa

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Wits roll out second COVID vaccine trials

Wits roll out second COVID vaccine trials in South Africa South Africa's second round of vaccine trials for the coronavirus has begun. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation also donated millions of dollars to American Company Novavax for vaccine trials in South Africa. Please don't forget to follow me and share this exciting news. The first round of trials began on the 23rd of June for the Ox1Cov-19 Vaccine Vida-Trial with Oxford university and the Jenner institute and was said to have been processing well.

  2 years ago ago
Wits roll out second COVID vaccine trials