Health Bulletins from the Republic of Guinea
- The strong T-cell response following blood cancer vaccination;
- COVID breakthrough typically severe for patients with cancer;
- Novavax COVID vaccine heading to U.S. FDA advisory group and more
The infections were the first documented in Guinea and were predominantly detected at laying hen estates, the Paris-based organisation said. Bavarian Nordic offers vaccinations to Canada Danish biotech firm Bavarian Nordic inked a $56 million deal with Canada for its smallpox vaccine on Tuesday. Deliveries will begin next year.
Current health news are given below:
Cancer breakout is frequently serious: Here is an overview of current findings on COVID-19 and cancer given at ASCO in Chicago. Blood cancer victims respond well to COVID vaccinations.
Novavax COVID vaccine to FDA advisory committee: Tuesday, FDA advisers will discuss recommending Novavax Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine for adults, which the firm thinks would become popular with vaccination doubters. Novavax’s injection uses technology that has been used for decades to battle Hepatitis B and influenza.
U.N. agency: ‘Widen focus from Ukraine’ to prevent Somalia famine: Only one third of the $250 million required to avert a famine in Somalia has just been raised, the UN children’s agency reported Tuesday. Four successive rainy seasons have ended in failure in the Horn of Africa – the worst drought in 40 years – and a fifth in October-December appears poised to do similarly.
J&J ends Emergent’s COVID vaccination contract: Johnson & Johnson said Monday it notified Emergent BioSolutions Inc of its intention to end the vaccination deal. J&J had alerted Emergent of its desire to discontinue the partnership a week earlier, citing Emergent’s inability to produce COVID-19 vaccine drug ingredient.
The coronavirus’s global spread: As COVID-19-related limitations loosen in China, including the reopening of the Universal Beijing Resort next week, economic development hopes rise.
Urban Remedies pulls strawberry beverage after Hepatitis A rash: Urban Remedies has withdrawn its strawberry hibiscus rose tea product after an outbreak in organic strawberries. The FDA is investigating. The FDA says Urban Remedy hasn’t caused any ailments.
Guinea reports H5N1 farm outbreaks – OIE: Guinea has reported six cases of H5N1 bird flu on ranches in the west, the OIE said Tuesday. The infections were the first documented in Guinea and were predominantly detected at laying chickens farms, the Paris-based organisation said.
Bavarian Nordic offers vaccinations to Canada: Danish biotech firm Bavarian Nordic inked a $56 million deal with Canada for its smallpox vaccine on Tuesday. Deliveries will begin next year. “Bavarian Nordic continues to gain contracts with additional nations, including Denmark, and also countries beyond Europe, to deliver the vaccine,” the business stated.
Monkeypox vaccination countries: As more nonendemic nations report monkeypox infections, some governments are vaccinating exposed individuals. According to the WHO, smallpox immunizations are up to 85% effective against monkeypox.
U.S. sends Nestle infant formula from Germany to Texas: White House: On June 9, the US will fly 110,000 pounds of Nestlé baby formula from Germany to Texas. The formula, equal to 1.6 million 8-ounce bottles, would be accessible countrywide, and Nestle will announce delivery in the following days.