Back in 2015, Liberia was among the highest-ranked countries in the world with citizens who said they think vaccines are safe, while Ethiopia was atop the list of those whose people said vaccines were important. Morocco, conversely, was among the lowest on both measures.
But now, at a time when scientists are desperately seeking a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19 and counting on communities to trust in the solutions they develop, a new study published in the medical journal The Lancet fi…
Dashboard designed to chart England’s Covid-19 response finds major gaps in data – The Guardian
Interactive tool combines statistics to help public understand complex information
There are crucial gaps in the data available to map Englands response to Covid-19, according to researchers who have developed an interactive, visual tool condensing disparate streams of publicly available information to help the public make sense of the numbers.
The one-stop dashboard developed by an interdisciplinary research team from University College London (UCL) found substantial shortcomings in the quality, consistency and availability of reliable figures required to manage the pandemic.
High vitamin A, E, and D intake linked to fewer respiratory complaints in adults – Medical Xpress
High vitamin A, E, and D intake may be linked to fewer respiratory complaints in adults, suggests an analysis of nationally representative long term survey data,…
High vitamin A, E, and D intake may be linked to fewer respiratory complaints in adults, suggests an analysis of nationally representative long term survey data, published online in the journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health.
The findings warrant further study among different ethnic groups and geographies in view of the current coronavirus pandemic, suggest the researchers.
Nutrition has a key role in cutting the risk of several infections, although exactly how it boosts immunity is complex and…
Protection after Covid infection may not last long – Otago Daily Times
Antibodies against Covid-19 declined rapidly in the British population over summer, a study shows, suggesting protection after infection may not be…
Antibodies against Covid-19 declined rapidly in the British population during the summer, a study has found, suggesting protection after infection may not be long lasting and raising the prospect of waning immunity in the community.Scientists at Imperial College London have tracked antibody levels in the British population following the first wave of Covid-19 infections in March and April.
Their study found that antibody prevalence fell by a quarter, from 6% of the population around the end of June…
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