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Germany’s CureVac files suit against vaccine rival BioNTech

Federal News Radio 06 Jul 2022
BERLIN (AP) — German biotech company CureVac said Tuesday it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against rival BioNTech for work that it says contributed to the development of the BioNTech-Pfizer coronavirus vaccine ... the development of the BioNTech-Pfizer coronavirus vaccine.

Nanoparticle Vaccine Protects Mice And Monkeys Against COVID-19 Variants And SARS

IFL Science 06 Jul 2022
Another technique under exploration uses protein-carrying nanoparticles, with encouraging signs for universal flu vaccines and even against cancer ... New COVID-19 variants are appearing so fast we can't redesign vaccines against them ... Rather than vaccinate against a single strain, ...

‘My Body, My Choice’: How Vaccine Foes Co-Opted the Abortion Rallying Cry

Kentucky New Era 06 Jul 2022
Republican leaders and white evangelicals implemented that strategy on the ground, Reich said, arguing against vaccine mandates when covid vaccines were still only theoretical — scaring people with rhetoric about the loss of personal choice and images of vaccine passports.

Omicron subvariants are better at eluding vaccines

Open Access Government 06 Jul 2022
“Efforts in the United States to develop new vaccine boosters aimed at BA.4/5 may improve protection against infection and severe disease ... the vaccines continue to provide the best protection against severe disease and should still be taken to prevent serious infection and death.

‘My body, my choice’: How vaccine foes coopted an abortion rights rallying cry

The Los Angeles Times 06 Jul 2022
The phrase “My body, my choice” was ubiquitous at an April rally against vaccine mandates in Los Angeles ... Republican leaders and white evangelicals implemented that strategy, Reich said, arguing against vaccination mandates when vaccines were still theoretical — scaring followers ...

Is it time for a new generation of Covid vaccines?

RTE 06 Jul 2022
The idea to vaccinate against variants rather than the ancestral strain is gaining traction ... Data yet to be peer-reviewed suggests this results in around a two-fold increase in neutralising antibodies against BA.1, compared with the original Covid vaccines ... the original vaccines.

CureVac files patent lawsuit in Germany against BioNTech over mRNA technology

Reuters 06 Jul 2022
BERLIN, July 5 (Reuters) - CureVac (5CV.DE) has filed a patent lawsuit in Germany against BioNTech (22UAy.DE) over its use of mRNA technology, marking one of the first known cases of a company going to court amid the fierce competition to develop a vaccine against the coronavirus.

Multipronged vaccine protects against COVID virus family members — even some still in hiding

The Los Angeles Times 06 Jul 2022
The findings, published Tuesday in the journal Science, could lead to a powerful tool against a virus that mutates too quickly to be contained with current vaccines ... The animals that received the vaccine with pieces of SARS-CoV-2 only were protected against that virus but had no ...

New study finds double-dose mRNA shots provide negative immunity against COVID-19

Life Site 06 Jul 2022
Moderna shot recipients fared slightly worse in the study, showing a drop in effective protection against any omicron variant after six months of vaccination to -10.3 percent after starting marginally higher than that of the Pfizer equivalent ... Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting ...

Soldier James Topp wore uniform while criticizing vaccine mandates to draw attention

North Shore News 06 Jul 2022
Topp himself acknowledged in his first video in February that he did not have authorization to wear his uniform while speaking out against the vaccine mandates, and that he took full responsibility for his actions and the consequences ... Eyre first ordered all troops vaccinated ...

About 50 Montana Army National Guard soldiers miss vaccine deadline

Independent Record 06 Jul 2022
After missing a June 30 deadline to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or start the exemption process, about 50 members of the Montana Army National Guard could face penalties including eventual removal from service.

COVID vaccines don’t contain fetal tissue

The Capital Journal 06 Jul 2022
In a dissenting opinion issued on June 30, Thomas referred to the religious objections of the petitioners in a case about a New York state mandate for health care workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 ... The lesser-used Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which uses an adenovirus ...

SINOVAC joins hands with HKU-CTC research team and Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong to kick off a clinical trial of an Omicron-specific inactivated vaccine for booster use in Hong Kong, China

Egypt Commercial News 06 Jul 2022
... of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine as a booster shot against the Omicron strain ... (SINOVAC) is a China-based leading biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, innovation, manufacture, and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases.

Covid 4th wave: New Omicron sub-variants better at evading vaccines, antibody treatments

DNA India 06 Jul 2022
Though the current study suggests that the new variants may cause more infections in vaccinated individuals, the vaccines continue to provide good protection against severe disease. "Efforts to develop new vaccine boosters aimed at BA.4/5 may improve protection against infection and severe disease," Ho said.

Activists want anti-vaccine amendment in Ohio Constitution

Democratic Underground 06 Jul 2022
“No law, rule, regulation, person, employer, entity, or healthcare provider shall require, mandate or coerce any person to receive or use a medical procedure, treatment, injection, vaccine, prophylactic, pharmaceutical, or medical device nor shall the aforementioned discriminate against the individual who exercises this right.”.

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