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What’s Holding Up New Omicron Vaccines?

What’s Holding Up New Omicron Vaccines?

What’s Holding Up New Omicron Vaccines? Charles Schmidt All the vaccines we use to ward off SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, share one crucial feature: they were designed to protect against its ancestral form, which surfaced in Wuhan, China, more than two years ago. Today’s virus, however, is not the same as it once…

How Scientists Can Update COVID Vaccines Against Omicron

How Scientists Can Update COVID Vaccines Against Omicron Deborah Fuller, The Conversation US The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. If the omicron variant of the coronavirus is different enough from the original variant, it’s possible that existing vaccines won’t be as effective…

Apple still won’t mandate vaccines but will require employees to regularly take COVID-19 tests

Apple still won’t mandate vaccines but will require employees to regularly take COVID-19 tests

Apple still won’t mandate vaccines but will require employees to regularly take COVID-19 tests Chaim Gartenberg Apple is tightening its COVID-19 policies, requiring that unvaccinated employees (or employees who refuse to disclose their vaccination status) get daily COVID-19 tests to enter its offices, although the company still has yet to require workers to get vaccinated.…

Facebook caught a marketing firm paying influencers to criticize COVID-19 vaccines | Engadget

Facebook caught a marketing firm paying influencers to criticize COVID-19 vaccines | Engadget Karissa Bell Facebook has banned a marketing firm for its involvement in a disinformation campaign that used influencers and fake accounts to undermine COVID-19 vaccines. The company removed 65 Facebook accounts and 243 Instagram accounts associated with a campaign, which also recruited…