Tag Archives: Covid19

Bradykinin Hypothesis Explains COVID-19 Complexities

Genetic analysis using the Oak Ridge National Lab supercomputer called the Summit has revealed an interesting new hypothesis that helps explain the disease progression of COVID-19. A September 1, 2020, Medium article1 by Thomas Smith reviewed the findings of what is now referred to as the bradykinin hypothesis. As reported by Smith, the computer crunched… Read More »

Single-dose COVID-19 vaccine effective against variants, study says

In the three months since Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, more than 10 million Americans have received the vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The single-shot viral vector vaccine — developed in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)… Read More »

GSK, Bayer stand by CureVac following ‘disappointing’ COVID-19 vaccine trial flop

CureVac’s late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trial flop clearly showed that not all pandemic shots are alike. But where does that leave the German biotech and its Big Pharma partners? For one, ongoing collaborations with Bayer and GlaxoSmithKline aren’t going anywhere for now, the companies said following the interim results drop late Wednesday.  CureVac reported that its first-gen pandemic shot, known… Read More »