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Covid England: Third wave is NOT over despite falling cases

England’s Covid third wave is NOT over despite falling cases and there will be ‘bumpy moments’ this autumn and winter, warns deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam Professor Jonathan Van-Tam rejected claims the pandemic was ‘all over bar the shouting’ today He warned Britain was likely to face some ‘bumpy moments’ during the autumn… Read More »

Mylan sues generic rival Teva over ‘sophisticated scheme’ to block Copaxone copycats

Teva Pharmaceutical is facing down plenty of lawsuits. Now, one of its chief rivals in the generics field is adding another case to Teva’s plate.  Mylan, which has merged with Pfizer’s Upjohn to form Viatris, is taking Teva to court over claims the Israeli-American drugmaker used anticompetitive practices to guard its branded multiple sclerosis med Copaxone from generics. In the lawsuit,… Read More »

Brain scans of coronavirus patients suggest ‘significant’ grey matter loss over time: study

An analysis of brain scans from people once infected with COVID-19 suggested a consistent pattern in loss of grey matter over time, researchers say. Researchers affiliated with the University of Oxford posted findings ahead of peer review this week to medRxiv, drawing on data from the U.K. Biobank. They compared brain scans taken pre-pandemic to… Read More »

Redgate Software takes over from PASS and commits to the future of the Summit, SQLSaturday and the community

Redgate Software confirmed today that it has acquired the assets of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS), which ended operations on January 15, and will revive the Summit, continue SQLSaturdays, and make available the library of content and training sessions. For 21 years, PASS represented a global community of over 300,000 professionals who use… Read More »

Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »