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Tuesday, March 09, 2021



'Real-world' UK data shows 70% decline in COVID infections after first Pfizer shot

February 23, 2021 7:31 am

Scottish researchers said those findings suggested that both the Pfizer and the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing severe infections.

Pfizer-BioNTech to get EU 200 million more COVID-19 shots

February 17, 2021 5:59 pm

The doses come on top of the 300 million vaccine doses the bloc has initially ordered.

France's Sanofi to help rival Pfizer-BioNTech make vaccines

January 27, 2021 10:21 pm

The announcement came as delays or production problems for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and a vaccine from Britain's AstraZeneca have caused political uproar across the European Union.

Moderna says it believes vaccine will work against new variants

January 26, 2021 12:46 am

The company said in a press release that it found no reduction in the antibody response against the variant found in Britain.

Australia approves Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use

January 25, 2021 10:29 am

Vaccination of priority groups is expected to begin in late February, at 80,000 doses per week, Health Minister Greg Hunt told reporters.Two doses will be required – at least 21 days apart, a government statement said.

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine appears effective against mutation: Study

January 08, 2021 11:34 am

The mutation could be responsible for greater transmissibility and there had been concern it could also make the virus escape antibody neutralization elicited by the vaccine, said one of Pfizer's top viral vaccine scientists.

BioNTech CEO confident coronavirus vaccine will work on UK variant

December 22, 2020 3:57 pm

The variant, detected mainly in London and the southeast of England in recent weeks, has sparked concern worldwide because of signs that it may spread more easily.

Covid-19: These countries have started rolling out vaccines; check full list here

December 20, 2020 11:01 am

Covid-19 Vaccine: As people across the world begin to roll up their sleeves for the coronavirus vaccine, here's a look at which country has approved which vaccine

UK general practitioners may use extra COVID-19 vaccine doses at discretion: NHS

December 18, 2020 9:02 am

The National Health Service (NHS) confirmed to Reuters that in a weekly webinar with NHS England on Thursday, clinicians were told they could use the sixth dose "at their discretion".

Pregnant and breastfeeding women may opt to receive the vaccine

December 12, 2020 11:14 am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not yet endorsed the vaccine for pregnant women, but an advisory committee to the agency is expected to meet this weekend to make further recommendations.