What Triggers Severe COVID? Infected Immune Cells Hold Clues

BERLIN, Germany--Immune cells infected with SARS-CoV-2 can trigger a massive inflammatory response that contributes to severe COVID-19, suggest two papers — one published today in Nature, and a preprint posted online on 1 April.

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Hints Of A Long COVID Wave As Omicron Fades

MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.--As weary Americans hold out hope that the decline of Omicron signals an end to the pandemic’s emergency phase, physicians who treat long COVID are worried about the potential for a new wave of cases.

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Curbing Omicron’s Rise

JAKARTA, Indonesia--The widely predicted third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is now raging, driven mainly by the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the virus, which has been spreading like wildfire in other parts of the world.

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COVID-19: Malaysia Ready To Move To Endemic Phase?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--It has been more than two years since the COVID-19 pandemic started in Wuhan, China, and the world is getting tired of the various restrictions imposed, affecting personal liberty and livelihood.

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Ivermectin, We Have Been Correct All Along

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--MAECC has been correct all along in arguing that if ivermectin was mass distributed as prophylaxis and early treatment, the infection and mortality rates would be reduced, and the epidemic brought to a quick halt.

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Pfizer Jabs Provide Very Little Protection Against Omicron

BANGKOK, Thailand--Studies have found that two shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine will only provide 50 per cent protection from the Omicron variant compared to the Delta variant, according to Dr Chalermchai Boonyaleepun, vice chairman of the Public Health Commission.

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Gamaleya Center: Sputnik V Effective Against Omicron

MOSCOW, Russia-- A preliminary laboratory study conducted by the Gamaleya Center has demonstrated that the Sputnik V vaccine and the one-shot Sputnik Light booster (based on human adenovirus serotype 26, the first component of Sputnik V) are effective against Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant of COVID, providing for better protection when compared to other vaccines.

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António Guterres: ‘We Cannot Defeat A Pandemic In An Uncoordinated Way’

NEW YORK, U.S.--Arguing that the world “cannot defeat a pandemic in an uncoordinated way”, the UN Secretary-General said on Thursday that countries “must take concrete action in the coming days” to vaccinate 40 per cent of the world’s population by the end of the year.  

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More Than Half A Billion Pushed Into Extreme Poverty Due To Health Costs

NEW YORK, U.S.--The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to halt two decades of global progress towards Universal Health Coverage, according to reports released on Sunday from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and World Bank, which reveal more than half a billion people are being pushed into extreme poverty because they have to pay for health services out of their own pockets.

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Vaccine Crisis: 1,000 lawyers, 10,000 medical Experts Prosecute WHO, Others For Crime Against Humanity

ABUJA, Nigeria--The world is beginning to fight back the COVID-19 domination and deprivation of medical rights of global citizens. The protest of the vaccine mandate and the conditioning of the human race on the surface of the earth to the dictates of an emergent global oligarchy has moved from mass action to intellectual disputes and stretching to legal battle with world leaders. World citizens are moving the struggle away from domestic political and legal structures within countries dominated by government, the COVID-19 vaccine dictators, to international institutions.
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Biden: No New Lockdowns Anticipated Over Omicron COVID-19 Variant

NEW YORK, U.S.--President Joe Biden said on Nov. 29 that amid the worldwide spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, he doesn’t anticipate shutdowns or lockdowns being enacted this winter if “people are vaccinated” and wear a mask.

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