Is SARS-CoV-2 a seasonal virus?

In a recent study published on medRxiv* preprint server, Pfizer Inc scientists determined whether the rates of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the United States (US) and Europe (EU) follow a seasonal pattern at the using a time series model. Study: Is COVID-19 seasonal? A time series modeling approach. Image Credit: CKA/Shutterstock Background Severe … Read more

Flu vaccination rates of staff in healthcare and aged care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic

In a recent study published in the Australian Medical Journalresearchers evaluated the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on influenza vaccination. Study: Beyond the COVID-19 pandemic: increasing the uptake of influenza vaccination by healthcare and elderly care workers. Image Credit: Emmy1622/Shutterstock The target rate of flu vaccination to be received by healthcare workers was 75% … Read more