Tag: mRNA

For the next pandemic, we’ll have gigantic mRNA factories in India: Bill Gates

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, says the variant will make it difficult for the world to end the pandemic by 2022, missing his last year’s estimate. In a telephone interview to TOI+, Gates spoke on a range of issues, from vaccinating the elderly to creating factory capacities large enough to […]

Read More

‘For the next pandemic, we’ll have gigantic mRNA factories in India’ – Times of India

Last year, you talked about the possibility of ending the coronavirus pandemic by 2022. Do you still think it’s possible?Everyone has been surprised by the Delta variant and how transmissive it is. India was the first place where there was, tragically, explosive growth in cases. The number of cases has come down from that peak, […]

Read More

Long COVID risks halved by dual vaccination, study finds

The risk of so-called long COVID drops nearly in half after a person receives two doses of coronavirus vaccine, according to a new study. The study, published on Wednesday in the medical journal The Lancet, found that the odds of having symptoms for 28 days or more after post-vaccination infection were approximately halved by having […]

Read More

Can my employer make me get vaccinated?

Major American companies including Disney, Google and Netflix are asking their employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination as the delta variant spreads across the U.S. This begs the question, can my employer make me get vaccinated? The short answer is: yes. And here’s why. The government-run U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has stated that it […]

Read More