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95% Final Efficacy Claimed By Pfizer For Its Covid-19 Vaccine After End Of Trials

Pfizer has completed its Covid-19 vaccine trials and is not set to apply for an emergency authorization from United States regulators within days, the company said on Wednesday. The company claimed that the final results from its last phase trials for the vaccine had a 95 per cent success rate and...

Serious Adverse Event In Brazil Prompts Halting Of China Vaccine Trial

A serious adverse event has resulted in the halting of the final-stage trial for a Chinese frontrunner vaccine candidate in Brazil. This is the first occasion that any of the vaccine candidates that are being rapidly developed by China has faced a serious setback.   The Brazil Health Agency...

Facing Covid-19: the US medical machine

Despite best efforts to reduce case numbers, at state and federal level, COVID-19 has contributed directly to more than 200,000 deaths and wreaked havoc on the economy. The public and the scientific community are eager to know more about what is being done to win the war. One crucial asset in this...

GM’s Super Cruise Secures First Spot: Consumer Reports

Autopilot could shutdown abruptly whereas Super Cruise informs the driver before the system disengages. Once again, testing organization saw Super Cruise of General Motors overtaking Autopilot technology of Tesla, as per Consumer Reports based on evaluation carried out on seventeen vehicles that...

Study Finds Covid-19 Antibodies Fall Rapidly After Recovery, Dashing Hopes Of Herd Immunity

A new research on Covid-19 that shows that antibodies within a human fall rapidly after recovering from the disease has dampened hopes that entire populations can become immune to the disease.   Some scientists had proposed the so-called herd immunity developing against the disease and that...

WSJ: Boeing plans to create a new aircraft

Boeing Aerospace Group may soon start creating a new airliner, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports with reference to sources. The move will enable the company to recover its lost ground due to the 737 Max crisis. WSJ reports that Boeing has held several meetings with customers, including...

Honda will no longer produce gasoline cars

Japanese automobile concern Honda has announced cessation of production of cars with petrol engines for the European market. As The Times writes, production of such cars will be stopped by the end of 2022. In addition, in 2022 Honda plans to stop production of diesel cars in Europe because of the...

GM to open a plant for electric cars only

The American concern General Motors will open a factory where only cars with electric engines will be assembled. This is reported by the Electrek portal. The existing General Motors assembly centre Detroit-Hamtramk will be re-equipped for the new plant. It will be called Factory ZERO, which should...

WHO: Popular drugs used for COVID-19 are almost useless

The commercially available drugs remdesivir, lopinavir, hydroxychloroquine and interferon have almost no effect on patient mortality in the treatment of COVID-19, writes the Financial Times with reference to the World Health Organization (WHO). During the study, experts from the organization tested...

Unexplained Illness In Participant Forces J&J To Pause Its Last Phase Trials Of Its Covid-19 Vaccine

Clinical trials for its Covid-19 vaccine candidate had been temporarily stopped after one of the volunteers participating in the trial complained of unexplained illness, Johnson & Johnson said on Monday. This move now puts on hold the final phase of trials for one of the highest profile efforts...
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