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Pfizer CEO says company can deliver 10% more doses to the U.S. by the end of May than previously agreed

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bottles for the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are ready to be prepared before the opening of a mass vaccination site in the Queens borough of New York, February 24, 2021. Seth Wenig | Pool | Reuters Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla......

Covid variant from South Africa was able to ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine in Israeli study

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An Israeli health worker of the Maccabi Healthcare Services prepares to administer a dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine on February 24, 2021 in Tel Aviv. Jack Guez | AFP | Getty Images The coronavirus variant first discovered in South Africa......

More than 75% of Pfizer Shots at Wolstein Center Went to White People

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click to enlarge Courtesy FEMA Thousands are being vaccinated at the Wolstein Center daily. Of the 120,000 Pfizer shots administered at the CSU Wolstein Center during the mass vaccination site’s first three weeks, more than 91,000 of them (75+%) went to white people, according to a demographic breakdown Scene obtained......

Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Has 100 Percent Efficacy in Young People

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click to enlarge Baltimore County Government/FlickrCC Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine proved highly effective in adults. Now it appears to work well in younger people too. In a Phase III clinical trial of 12- to 15-year-olds, participants who received the shot developed higher levels of antibodies to the coronavirus on......

U.S. begins study assessing allergic reactions to Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 (left) and Moderna COVID-19 (right) vaccines. Matic Zorman | Getty Images The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday it has begun looking at why some people have suffered from severe allergic reactions shortly after receiving the Pfizer–BioNTech and......

Pfizer and BioNTech say their vaccine is 91% effective against COVID-19, citing new test data

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer and BioNTech said Thursday that their COVID-19 vaccine is “highly effective” after a new study showed it is more than 91% effective in preventing the disease. The study is based on more than 46,000 trial participants, the companies said on......

Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines May Block Infection As Well As Disease

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click to enlarge Photo by New York National Guard/FlickrCC Covid-19 vaccines seem to prevent infection as well as the disease Vaccines against COVID-19 are about 90 percent effective at blocking coronavirus infections, real-world studies of health care workers, firefighters, police, teachers and other essential workers suggest. Even after just one......

Pfizer says Covid vaccine is 100% effective in kids ages 12 to 15

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A nurse Cindy Mendez wearing a protective mask holds a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at NYC Health + Hospitals Harlem Hospital in the Manhattan borough of New York City,......

Brazil’s health minister urges Pfizer to speed up vaccine deliveries

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FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga poses for a photo with the mascot Ze Gotinha, symbol of Brazilian vaccination campaigns after a press conference on the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil March 24, 2021. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga asked representatives of......

One dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines was 80% effective in preventing Covid in CDC study of health workers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A single dose of Pfizer‘s or Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine was 80% effective in preventing coronavirus infections, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of vaccinated health-care workers. The effectiveness of partial immunization was seen two weeks......

Pfizer begins Covid vaccine trial on infants and young kids

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker prepares a Pfizer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination in Los Angeles, California, January 7, 2021. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Pfizer said it has started a clinical trial testing its Covid-19 vaccine on healthy 6-month to 11-year old children,......

Pfizer begins early stage clinical trial testing oral antiviral drug for Covid

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A person walks past the Pfizer building in New York City, March 2, 2021. Carlo Allegri | Reuters Pfizer said Tuesday it has begun an early stage clinical trial of an experimental oral antiviral drug for Covid-19. The New York-based......

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine neutralizes Brazil variant in lab study

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FILE PHOTO: A vial and sryinge are seen in front of a displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken January 11, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE was able to neutralize a new variant of the coronavirus spreading rapidly......

U.S. scientists doubtful of one-shot regimen for Pfizer, Moderna COVID vaccines: WSJ

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(Reuters) – U.S. scientists are skeptical of a one-shot regimen for Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc COVID-19 vaccines, saying there isn’t enough evidence that a single dose provides long-term protection, the Wall Street Journal reported here. “It is essential that these vaccines be used as authorized by FDA in order......

Detroit mayor rejects initial J&J vaccine shipment, saying Pfizer and Moderna are ‘the best’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Vials of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine Johnson & Johnson via Reuters Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan rejected an initial allotment of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, citing sufficient supply of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to......

South Korea approves Pfizer covid-19 vaccine: drug safety ministry

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FILE PHOTO: Medical workers wait to receive the first dose of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine Covid-19 at the National Medical Center vaccination center in Seoul, South Korea February 27, 2021. Song Kyung-Seok/Pool via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s drug safety ministry said on Friday it has granted final approval......

Fauci warns of risks from single-dose strategy for Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Dominick Mastrangelo “We’re telling people [two shots] is what you should do … and then we say, ‘Oops, we changed our mind’?” Fauci told The Washington Post on Monday. “I think that would be a messaging challenge, to say the......

One Pfizer dose offers robust protection for those who have had Covid-19, studies find.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here For people who have had Covid-19, a single dose of the Pfizer vaccine is enough to provide robust protection from the coronavirus, according to two new studies from Britain that were published late Thursday in The Lancet, a......

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