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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: February 5, 2021

The FDA has scheduled a meeting of its Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) for Feb. 26, 2021, to discuss the request for emergency use authorization (EUA) for a COVID-19 vaccine from Janssen Biotech Inc.

February 05, 2021

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DONATE PLASMA | SAVE LIVES FIGHT IT FORWARD

COVID-19 survivors: you’ve got a lot of fight in you. Because your immune system fought off COVID-19, you now have antibodies in you that could help others fight it off too. Please donate your COVID-19 plasma today. See if you qualify and find a donor center near you.

February 05, 2021

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Covid vaccines: Macron proposes sending 4-5% of doses to poorer nations

French President Emmanuel Macron has called on Europe and the US to urgently send up to 5% of their coronavirus vaccine supplies to developing nations.

February 19, 2021

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About Variants of the Virus that Causes COVID-19​​

Information about the characteristics of these variants is rapidly emerging. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect people against them.

February 12, 2021

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It’s time to start talking to your doctor again

Staying six feet away from others may be essential to maintaining your health. But, your doctor is not someone you should be avoiding. In fact, a good way to stay healthy is to stay in touch with your care providers.

February 12, 2021

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Coronavirus Variants and Mutations

Each coronavirus contains nearly 30,000 letters of RNA. This genetic information allows the virus to infect cells and hijack them to make new viruses.

February 18, 2021

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Roche receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for new semi-quantitative test to measure the level of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Elecsys® Anti-SARS-CoV-2 S test specifically detects antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein The spike protein is the target of many COVID-19 vaccines in development Semi-quantitative tests may help identify recovering patients who could potentially be serum and plasma donors for developing treatments for COVID-19

February 12, 2021

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Covid-19: Future targets for treatments rapidly identified with new computer simulations

Researchers have detailed a mechanism in the distinctive corona of Covid-19 that could help scientists to rapidly find new treatments for the virus, and quickly test whether existing treatments are likely to work with mutated versions as they develop

February 19, 2021

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Trax Partners with Biotech Firm to Offer Covid Mutation Detection

Trax Lab Systems Partners with Austrian Biotech Firm to Offer Covid Mutant Detection—Using qPCR Centrally located in Columbus, Ohio, Trax Lab Systems has been providing medical logistics services for over 25 years.

March 11, 2021

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