Outbreak of COVID in Fully Vaccinated and Tested Cruise Ship Passengers and Crew

Outbreak of COVID in Fully Vaccinated and Tested Cruise Ship Passengers and Crew

Updated: Dec. 6, 2021 | At least 17 cases of COVID-19 have been detected among the fully vaccinated crew and passengers aboard a Norwegian cruise ship that docked in New Orleans, Louisiana on Dec. 5, 2021. The Louisiana Department of Health noted that the Breakaway, owned by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, departed New Orleans […]

Intranasal COVID-19 Vaccine May Be More Effective Than Injected Vaccines

Intranasal COVID-19 Vaccine May Be More Effective Than Injected Vaccines

There are more than 150 experimental COVID-19 vaccines under development around the world, all of which are being designed for intramuscular injection.1 Some researchers are investigating whether the conventional intramuscular injection route is less effective when using vaccines to prevent microbial infections that invade the respiratory airway like SARS-CoV-2.2 Avery August, PhD, an immunologist at […]

Healthy Clinical Trial Subjects Suffer Grade 3 Side Effects to Moderna’s mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine

Healthy Clinical Trial Subjects Suffer Grade 3 Side Effects to Moderna’s mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine

On May 18, 2020, Moderna, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts announced that it had obtained “positive interim clinical data” from a Phase 1 human clinical trial of its experimental mRNA-1273 COVID-19 vaccine that began on Mar. 16. The biotechnology company said that eight of the 45 healthy adult volunteer trial subjects developed antibodies that may provide […]