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3  GM Animals

In combination with: Uruguay; Canada;

Kids and the Covid-19 vaccine: A pediatrician answers safety questions External link

Source country abc7ny Wednesday, May 5, 2021 5:17:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] eggs[1]; healthy[1]; mRNA[1]; animals[1]; Food[1]; [Uruguay] geo[Maldonado];

Entities: Yvonne Maldonado[2];

Other categories: vaccines; Communicable disease; HPV; Coronavirus Infection; Influenza; Respiratory Syndrome;

What are the facts? CNN asked Dr. Yvonne Maldonado, who chairs the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases, to answer questions parents may have. Maldonado is also chief of Stanford University School of Medicine's division of pediatric infectious diseases and is currently leading vaccine trials in children younger than 12....

Kids and the Covid-19 vaccine: A pediatrician answers safety questions External link

Source country dailybreeze Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:42:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] healthy[1]; mRNA[1]; animals[1]; Food[2]; [Uruguay] geo[Maldonado];

Entities: Yvonne Maldonado[2];

Other categories: vaccines; Communicable disease; HPV; Coronavirus Infection; Influenza; Respiratory Syndrome;

The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to grant emergency use authorization next week to Pfizer/BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for teens and children ages 12 to 15. According to CNN estimates, that would make another 5% of the population — nearly 17 million teens — eligible to be vaccinated....

2  GM Animals

In combination with: South Africa;

Moderna says its Covid vaccine booster works well against variants External link

Source country newsbreak-USA Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:49:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] protein[3]; mRNA[5]; Food[2]; [SouthAfrica] geo[South Africa];

Entities: Katherine Tai[1]; Anthony Fauci[1]; Keith Speights[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection;

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Katherine Tai said: "believes strongly in intellectual property protections,"

Moderna's variant-targeting booster shot appears to be protective against the strain of the virus first identified in South Africa, the company announced Wednesday. Interim data from Moderna's Phase 2 clinical trials indicate that a third dose, tweaked to match the so-called B.1.351 variant, increased levels of antibodies against the virus....

Molecular Partners : rsquo; COVID-19 Antiviral Candidate, Ensovibep, Maintains Potent Neutralization Against Emerging Viral Variants in vitro External link

Source country 4-traders Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:16:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] healthy[1]; protein[3]; biotech[2]; [SouthAfrica] South Africa[2];

Entities: Patrick Amstutz[1]; Seth Lewis[1];

Other categories: Communicable disease; Coronavirus Infection;

in vitro studies show ensovibep (MP0420) maintains full potency against the known mutations of SARS-CoV-2, including those present in variants first identified in Brazil, California, India, and New York, in addition to the previously reported variants originating from the UK and South Africa;.......

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In combination with: South Africa;

Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials 6 May External link

Source country miragenews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:49:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] enhanced[1]; orange[2]; Health[2]; safe[2]; health[1]; risk[1]; mRNA[4]; spread[2]; [SouthAfrica] South Africa[2];

Entities: Dr Fauci[10]; Josh Wingrove[1]; Brian Karem[1]; Carl O Donnell[1]; Shannon Pettypiece[1]; Zeke Miller[1]; Jack Jenkins[1];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed; Immunization; AIDS-HIV;

Via Teleconference. 11:03 A.M. EDT. ACTING ADMINISTRATOR SLAVITT: Good afternoon. Thank you for joining us today. Today, I’m joined by Drs. Walensky and Fauci. What I want to start is with the President’s speech yesterday. After we exceeded the two goals that the President set in his first 100 days,.......

Author Andy Weir and Project Hail Mary External link

Source country planetary Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:30:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] Apple[2]; environment[1]; RNA[1]; Gene[1]; survival[1]; algae[3]; wheat[1]; threat[2]; [SouthAfrica] Cape Town[1]; South Africa[2];

Entities: Randall Munroe[3]; Tau Ceti[3]; Michael Collins[4]; Bruce Betts[30]; Hail Mary[18]; Phil Lord[1]; Chris Miller[1]; Hargitai Henrik[1]; Nicolas Louis de Lacaille[1]; Jeff Goldblum[2]; Rob Manning[1]; Alan Shepard[1]; Nicolas Louis[1]; Bill Nye[1]; Arthur C Clarke[1]; Andy Weir[86]; Drew Goddard[1]; Mark Watney[2]; Ryan Gosling[1];

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Mat Kaplan: Author Andy Weir returns this week on the 1,000th episode of Planetary Radio. Welcome, I'm Mat Kaplan of the Planetary Society with more of the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. No kidding, 1,000 episodes of Planetary Radio and the Space Policy Edition, and there are a few of you who've been us from the beginning....

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In combination with: France;

Launch of a giant insect farm in the Somme External link

Source country archyde Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:52:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [EFSA] European Food Safety Authority[2]; EFSA[2]; [France] Amiens[2]; France[1];

Entities: Antoine Hubert[3]; Anthoine Hubert[1];

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Antoine Hubert answers: “They are part of it in the same way as algae, mushrooms, bacterial and vegetable proteins … or the decrease in meat consumption”

An area of ​​45,000 m², a height of 36 meters and a production capacity of 200,000 tonnes of ingredients per year: Ÿnsect, world leader in the production of natural ingredients based on insects, is inaugurating this Thursday 6 May in Poulainville (Somme) its third production unit called ŸnFarm, in the presence of several ministers....

Maigrir : 10 vérités scientifiques sur les régimes External link

Source country science-et-vie Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:19:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [EFSA] Autorité européenne de sécurité des aliments[1]; Efsa[1]; [France] geo[Dieu];

Entities: Irene Margaritis[4];

Other categories: Obesity;

Enchaîner les régimes fait grossir. Triste constat ! D'après une étude menée en 2001 à l'hôpital de l'Hôtel-Dieu, à Paris, les sujets présentant une obésité massive étaient ceux qui avaient fait le plus de régimes, les avaient commencés le plus tôt et avaient perdu le plus de poids ! Pour la.......

Maigrir: 10 scientific truths on schemes

Follow the schemes fact swell. Sad fact! According to a study carried out in 2001 to the hospital of the hotel - Die in Paris, subjects with a massive obesity were those who had made the most schemes, had started the earlier and had lost more weight! For the....

1  GM Animals

In combination with: United Kingdom; Switzerland; Sweden; Nepal; Mexico; Ireland; India;

EU genome-editing legislation is ‘unfit for purpose’ says European commission External link

Source country chemistryworld Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:59:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] biotechnology[1]; transgenic[1]; Food[1]; breeding[1]; [UnitedKingdom] source[GB]

Other categories: EFSA;

A new report suggests that EU legislation on organisms produced by genome editing is ‘not fit for purpose’. The review was carried out by the European commission amid growing concerns that current policies are lagging behind the latest scientific developments....

A New Wave of Vaccines Is Coming, and They’re Not All Also-Rans External link

Source country bloombergquint Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:25:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GM_animals] RNA[1]; recombinant DNA[1]; mRNA[3]; animals[1]; Food[1]; [UnitedKingdom] Cambridge[1];

Entities: Soumya Swaminathan[1]; Ravindra Gupta[1]; Stanley Erck[1]; Thomas Triomphe[1]; Vipin Garg[1]; Joe Biden[1];

Other categories: WHO; Communicable disease; Coronavirus Infection; Influenza;

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Soumya Swaminathan says: “While we’re thrilled with the vaccines that we have, and we’re so lucky that these vaccines turned out to have such high efficacy and a good safety profile, we can improve further,”

Vipin Garg said: “If Covid-19 becomes endemic, we’re going to need yearly boosts,”

Ravindra Gupta says: “We don’t really know, longer term, what’s going to be most effective,” “The more options we have, the better”

(Bloomberg Businessweek) -- The Covid-19 vaccine rollout has given drugmakers the kind of brand-name shorthand usually reserved for more mundane consumer products: People talk about getting Pfizer, Moderna, J&J, or Astra much as they might reach for a Kleenex or a Popsicle....

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