Covid vaccine, Pfizer asks for approval of an updated version

Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech have announced that they have completed the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approval process for the updated vaccine against Covid-19. The new version is bivalent and, in addition to countering the original virus strain, it also protects against the Omicron BA.1 sub-variant. […]

Covid, concern from Great Britain about the new Centaurus variant: what we know

According to what was declared by virologists, this mutation of Sars-CoV-2 seems to have an even higher contagiousness than that of Omicron 5 Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date Omicron BA.2.75, formerly known as the “Indian variant” and now renamed “Centaurus”, is raising a lot of concern in the UK, where cases […]

Covid, concern from Great Britain about the new Centaurus variant: what we know

According to what was declared by virologists, this mutation of Sars-CoV-2 seems to have an even higher contagiousness than that of Omicron 5 Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date Omicron BA.2.75, formerly known as the “Indian variant” and now renamed “Centaurus”, is raising a lot of concern in the UK, where cases […]

Covid, Ema: towards the ok to annual vaccines as for the flu

The confirmation came from the head of the vaccine strategy of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), Marco Cavaleri. “Depending on the data we receive, we may be able to move towards a vaccine-like framework for influenza that does not require the submission of clinical data prior to approval of the annual update. Discussions between experts […]

Covid, Fiaso: the decline in hospitalizations stops, doubling among children

Sentinel hospitals belonging to the Italian Federation of Healthcare and Hospitals have reported this. In the week between 14 and 21 June, in fact, a total decrease of only 2 hospitalized was detected throughout the Italian territory. Small hospitalized patients, especially infants between 0 and 6 months, went from 5 to 14 in the space […]

Covid, Palù (Aifa): New vaccine against variants in September

A vaccine against the new variants, Omicron but not only, available for everyone, in a few months. This is the hypothesis mentioned by Giorgio Palù, emeritus professor of virology at the University of Padua, president of the Italian Medicines Agency (Aifa) and former member of the CTS, in an interview granted to the newspaper “La […]

Covid, new Xf variant isolated in Italy: it is a mix of Delta and Omicron

For the first time, in Italy, a new variant of the Sars-CoV-2 virus was isolated and sequenced, called “Xf”, already defined by experts as a sort of fusion between the Delta and Omicron variant. The discovery, which was reported in the Bolognese edition of the newspaper “La Repubblica”, came thanks to the work of the […]

Anti-Covid mission in Italy, Conte: only medical aid, we have monitored

“I clarified that the Russian mission developed exclusively in terms of health aid at a time of great difficulty in which we lacked respiratory masks and other protective tools. Our systems, from defense to intelligence to foreign civil protection, were constantly vigilant. so that this mission could take place along the agreed tracks “. Thus […]