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AstraZeneca antibody cocktail study shows COVID prevention and treatment

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AstraZeneca’s antibody cocktail can both prevent AND treat Covid, trial data shows

New treatments for COVID-19 are being made available as an alternative for those who don’t want to be vaccinated.

AstraZeneca has developed an antibody cocktail, that works as a preventative shot as well as a treatment that’s been shown to prevent severe disease or death by 50% if used within a week of first showing symptoms.

The drug combines two antibodies with an AstraZeneca executive saying “if and when this is approved it will be used in the treatment setting” as well as in a preventive setting.

And another company has created the first ever oral medication to treat COVID-19.

Merck and Co applied for U.S. emergency use authorisation on Monday, for the drug to be used for treating mild to moderate patients of COVID-19.

The trial showed hospitalisation and death decrease by 50% in patients who had at least one risk factor for the disease.

FDA authorisation would allow patients to self-medicate at home, changing clinical management of the virus.

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Essential daily protein needs for better health

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Protein is a fundamental macronutrient essential for various bodily functions, including muscle repair, enzyme production, and immune system support.

Daily protein requirements can vary significantly based on factors such as activity levels, age, and gender.

To help unpack this topic, Kate Save from BeFitFood joins to share her key insights. #featured

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Can big tech be trusted to use AI ethically?

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Big tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and IBM announced comprehensive plans to enhance AI safety measures – but is that enough to convince the everyday worker?

On this episode of Ahron & Mike Live – Can big tech be trusted with AI? “The Fall Guy” takes a hard hit, Apple’s Top Ten controversy and a robot performs surgery on a piece of corn.

Ticker’s Ahron Young & Mike Loder discuss. #featured

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Biden slams the brakes on EV overcapacity

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President Biden has imposed new tariffs on Chinese EV imports, just as the Chinese EV industry is facing a critical challenge: overcapacity.

The move comes amidst escalating trade tensions between the two economic giants, with repercussions likely to reverberate across the automotive sector.

David Zhang, the China Insider explores this issue and more. #featured #trending

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