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The potential of Sofosbuvir against COVID-19 neurological symptoms

On 11th March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the global spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Despite the discovery of effective COVID-19 vaccines and the subsequent commencement of…

BW.1- a new Omicron subvariant that escapes immunity

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causal agent of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), continues to evolve through genomic mutations. Emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants have been categorized as variants of interest (VOI) and variants of concern (VOC) based…

The safety and immunogenicity of a fourth dose of NVX-CoV2373

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers assessed the immunogenicity and safety of a fourth homologous boost dose of a recombinant severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spike protein vaccine called NVX-CoV2373. Study: Immunogenicity and…

Myocarditis after COVID vaccination is rare but higher in younger males

In a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers observed the incidence of myocarditis following messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA)-based vaccination against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Additionally, they compared their estimates with expected rates based on the historical…