The last year, which has been unlike any other in Rutgers’ 254-year history, has centered on keeping the Rutgers community safe, providing top-notch health care, developing the first saliva test for the coronavirus and helping society cope with the biggest global public health crisis since the 1918 influenza pandemic.Read more
The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) commends the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its swift action to grant Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
Vaccines that prevent infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are being rolled out around the world. Below are five things about vaccine science of which you may be unaware. Additionally, here is a video about how vaccines are determined safe.Read more
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**B-roll and lab photos of Drs. Weissman and Wherry shot this month, headshots of the others, and photos from Penn’s Moderna vaccine trial participants getting vaccinated, are available for use**Read more
COVID-19 and Monoclonal Antibodies – Emergency Use Authorization for Bamlanivimab The FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization to treat high risk COVID-19Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for UCLA Health to launch a new method of COVID-19 detection using sequencing technology called SwabSeq. Capable of testing thousands of samples at once, the method returns accurate, individual results in 12 to 24 hours.Read more
If authorized for quantitative use, the assay could be used to provide a numeric result for the concentration of neutralizing anti-COVID-19 antibodies in plasma.Read more