There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
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About 35 of those buildings belong to Related Companies, the real estate firm behind Hudson Yards, an enclave on Manhattan’s west side for the über-rich. The company has been offering a new amenity that feels particularly lux amid a pandemic: at-home testing for COVID-19. Related also has a deal with Mt. Sinai hospital, which has a medical facility at Hudson Yards, to do testing for nearby residents. For the rest of its buildings around Manhattan, Related is paying a team of nurses at Sollis Health to come to its buildings once a week to administer tests. Residents sign up for a time slot and pay for the test through their insurance. Turnaround times have been a quick 24 hours. Dr. Braunstein says Sollis Health is also looking into point-of-care tests so it can run the tests, speeding up results even more. Elsewhere in New York City, the delivery of test results has been less consistent. Earlier this summer, it took some New Yorkers more than a week to get their tests back, … [Read more...] about The hottest new amenity for the rich? On-demand doctors and COVID-19 tests
The success of these big-name campaigns is notable given the disruptions and anxieties caused by the coronavirus pandemic. After a decline in activity in March through May, “we’ve seen categories, comics one of them, recovering,” said Margot Atwell, the head of publishing and comics at Kickstarter. The number of prominent creators using the site has also risen. … [Read more...] about Comic book flourish on crowdfunding sites, drawing big names
That sentiment echoes what we’ve already heard from some companies: that the U.S.’s economic nosedive has introduced incredible real estate opportunities. Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol told us that, despite Chipotle’s revenue being down by 5% since 2019, it’s an ideal time to expand, and the company’s dependable reputation makes it an enticing client to landlords. Niccol suggested that you will soon see Chipotles in higher-end locations than you would have thought possible, as the company plans to seize an uncertain market to make lemonade out of lemons. … [Read more...] about Ikea and Ingka Centres’ $260 million bet to rehab a mall in downtown San Francisco