A new study finds that most COVID-19 boosters boost immunity, even though there’s no winning shot

The first study directly comparing COVID-19 boosters found that most injections improved immune responses in fully vaccinated people, but there’s no clear “winner” to help make a decision. “In terms of a ‘best’ booster, there is no definitive winner, but there are some losers,” analysts from SVB Leerink told investors on Friday. The study, published … Read more

Omicron Variant Notifies Businesses During the Holiday Season

Concerns over a new Covid-19 variant are prompting some US companies to double down on vaccine mandates and rethink organizing holiday festivities this month, while many others are taking a wait and see approach as they look to government agencies for more guidance. Since the discovery of the Omicron coronavirus variant was announced last week, … Read more

Lilly’s Covid-19 Antibody Treatment Approved for Use in Children

The monoclonal antibody drug from Eli Lilly & Co. is approved for emergency use in children under 12, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The approval is the first for an antibody drug to treat young children, including newborns, who have tested positive for Covid-19 or have been exposed to the virus and who … Read more

Lilly’s Covid-19 Antibody Treatment Approved for Use in Children

The monoclonal antibody drug from Eli Lilly & Co. is approved for emergency use in children under 12, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The approval is the first for an antibody drug to treat young children, including newborns, who have tested positive for Covid-19 or have been exposed to the virus and who … Read more

The huge promise of mRNA technology

Are Covid-19 Vaccines a Failure? That is the view in some media circles amid breakthrough infections and new virus variants. It’s also false. Vaccinated people are more susceptible to mild infections than public health authorities initially expected. But the injections continue to provide strong protection against serious diseases, and in particular the mRNA vaccines – … Read more

Covid-19 Vaccine Question Strains CVS, Walgreens

The US has many Covid-19 vaccines, but retail pharmacies are struggling to deliver them quickly in some places. Vaccine seekers in some states face wait times of days or weeks for doses as local health officials work to improve access to meet rising demand. CVS Health Corp., Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Walmart Inc., which … Read more

DocuSign Shares Drop Over 40% as Customer Behavior Changes

The shares of DocuSign Inc. fell 42% Friday after the company warned consumers were returning to more normalized buying patterns with the widespread rollout of Covid-19 vaccines and the gradual return to the workplace. The e-signature software maker missed a key earnings metric during the October quarter, raising $565.2 million in bills, falling short of … Read more

A new study finds that most COVID-19 boosters boost immunity, even though there’s no winning shot

The first study directly comparing COVID-19 boosters found that most injections improved immune responses in fully vaccinated people, but there’s no clear “winner” to help make a decision. “In terms of a ‘best’ booster, there is no definitive winner, but there are some losers,” analysts from SVB Leerink told investors on Friday. The study, published … Read more

Covid-19 Vaccine Question Strains CVS, Walgreens

The US has many Covid-19 vaccines, but retail pharmacies are struggling to deliver them quickly in some places. Vaccine seekers in some states face wait times of days or weeks for doses as local health officials work to improve access to meet rising demand. CVS Health Corp., Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Walmart Inc., which … Read more

Brazil is a leader in Latin America when it comes to vaccinations. Why the market hasn’t caught up

A vaccination center in a volleyball arena in Medellin, Colombia. Latin American countries such as Colombia, Brazil and Chile have higher vaccination rates than other developing countries. JOAQUIN SARMIENTO/AFP via Getty Images Font size Pop Quiz: Are Covid Vaccination Rates Higher in the US or Brazil? The correct answer is Brazil, with 63% fully vaxxed, … Read more