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mRNA Vaccines Show Better Efficacy Against Threatening COVID-19 Variants

A recent publication in PLoS Medicine mentioned that individuals who received a viral vector vaccine are likely to show greater vulnerability to COVID-19 infection...

The Benefits of DNA and mRNA Vaccines

Vaccines are one of the most remarkable medical inventions. They have eradicated two major infectious diseases: smallpox in humans and rinderpest in cattle1. Through...

Phone Data and Artificial Intelligence Improving Humanitarian Aid

Covid-19 relief in Togo Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 100 million individuals are estimated to have transitioned into extreme poverty. In...

Public Participation Post-Pandemic

Efficiency VS Inclusivity Democratic process has been under fire in our covid-impacted world — there is the sense that democracy is not efficient when it...

Does COVID-19 Risk Protect Against HIV?

Findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on February 21 highlighted that people who carry a genetic variant (a permanent alteration...

Corbevax—a Patent-Free Vaccine for COVID-19

The Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Dynavax technologies based in Emeryville California, and Texas Children’s Hospital have developed a COVID-19 vaccine, termed Corbevax. This...

Omicron Variant: What should we know?

First identification On November 24, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on a novel variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the...

Important Surveys Overvalue COVID-19 Vaccination Proportions in the U.S.

Surveys are identified as a fundamental instrument for gaining knowledge of public judgment and actions. Moreover, the precision of surveys largely hinges on upholding...

Relationship Violence During Pandemic Correlated With Heavy Drinking and Stress

The current COVID-19 pandemic has been associated with poor sleep, concerns over the quality of life, and increased psychiatric distress. Growing evidence sheds light...

10 Science News from 2020

January 2020Tragic month in AustraliaThe 2019-20 fire season in Australia was one of the tragic of all times. By the end of January, more...