Monday, July 26, 2021

Can mRNA vaccines affect my genetic code?

This opinion piece, by Associate Professor Archa Fox from the UWA School of Human Sciences and School of Molecular Sciences and her colleagues, was published in The Conversation on Friday 25 June 2021.

New Zealand approves Pfizer vaccine for young people from 12 to 15, but they’ll...

In a new article on The Conversation, UC's Professor Michael Plank writes that vaccinating young people is key to ensuring our community is protected from Covid-19.

UM survey shows over 60 per cent of Macao residents intent to receive COVID-19...

A research team from the University of Macau (UM) Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) recently conducted a survey on the intention of Macao residents to receive COVID-19 vaccine and its influencing factors in Macao.

Monash receives $5m grant for COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

Monash University has received $5 million from the Victorian Government to manufacture the first Australian batch of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for clinical trials...

UK faces post-pandemic bereavement crisis and lasting legacy of grief

New research has highlighted the difficulties and distress people experienced when trying to get support after the death of a loved one during the pandemic, with more than half of people (51 per cent)...

Do I need a vaccine if I’ve already had COVID-19?

The Centers for Disease Control announced that in most cases, vaccinated adults in the U.S. could start going without masks, even indoors...

Vaccination reduces the risk of severe COVID-19 infection

However, adults who are frail, living in areas of high deprivation or have unhealthy lifestyles are more at risk of COVID-19 infection and getting ill, despite being vaccinated, compared to other vaccinated people.

A vital tool to study virus evolution in the test tube

Variants of viruses, such as that causing COVID-19, can now be quickly studied in the laboratory, even before they emerge in nature and become a major public health challenge.

Online ‘echo chamber’ can lead to COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Government and social media firms need to take urgent action, according to a new study from the universities of Oxford and Southampton which finds that people who look to social media for information...

Yorkshire And Humber Universities Vow To Help Region Bounce Back Stronger From Covid-19

Universities, employers, and local leaders will be working together to create thousands of local jobs as the recovery from the pandemic gathers pace.
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