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Pfizer Starts Testing Omicron Matched COVID-19 Shots In Adults

We recognise the need to be prepared in the event this protection wanes over time and to potentially help address omicron and new variants in the future, Kathrin Jansen, Pfizer's vaccine research chief, said in a statement.

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An Indian Pharma Is Working On Omicron-Specific Vaccine: Report

Pfizer Inc said last week a redesigned COVID-19 vaccine that specifically targets the Omicron coronavirus variant could be ready to launch by March.

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U.S. Authorizes Merck Pill As Second At-Home COVID-19 Treatment

The authorization allows use of the drug for mild-to-moderate COVID-19 and along with the Pfizer pill could be an important tool against the fast-spreading Omicron variant, which is now dominant in the United States.

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Moderna COVID-19 Jabs Likely To Cause Heart Inflammation Than Pfizer's: Study

Earlier studies from Israel and the United States have indicated an increased risk of heart inflammation after inoculation with the mRNA-vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

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Booster Shot Of Pfizer Can Cut Mortality From Delta Variant By 90%: Study

The mortality due to COVID-19 among participants who received the booster during the study period (booster group) was compared with that among participants who did not receive the booster (non-booster group).

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Pfizer Says COVID Booster Offers Protection Against Omicron

Scientists don't yet know how big a threat the omicron variant really is. Currently the extra-contagious delta variant is responsible for most of the COVID-19 cases in the US and other countries.

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Pfizer To Allow Generic Versions Of Its Covid-19 Pill In 95 Countries

Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said it was "disheartened" by the deal which it said was restrictive and excluded countries such as Argentina and China with established capacity for producing generic drugs.

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Here You All Need To Know About Pfizer's COVID-19 Treatment Pill

The phase 2/3 trial data on which those hospitalisation rates are based have yet to be independently verified. Nor has the treatment been approved by any country for use outside a clinical trial.

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FDA Backs Pfizer COVID-19 Boosters For Seniors, High-Risk

The uncertainties were yet another reminder that the science surrounding boosters is more complicated than the Biden administration suggested when the president and his top aides rolled out their plan at the White House last month.

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Sri Lanka Seeks USD 100 Million Assistance From IMF For COVID-19 Vaccination

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to grant a supplementary loan of USD 100 million to assist Sri Lanka''s COVID–19 response

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Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11

But with kids now back in school and the extra-contagious delta variant causing a huge jump in pediatric infections, many parents are anxiously awaiting vaccinations for their younger children.

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Pfizer, AstraZeneca Covid Vaccines Less Effective Against Delta Variant: Oxford-Led Study

The yet to be peer-reviewed study found that the people who had been vaccinated after already being infected with COVID-19 had even more protection than vaccinated individuals who had not had COVID-19 before.

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Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID Vaccines Less Effective Against Delta Variant: Oxford-led Study

The researchers, however, noted that with Delta, Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and Oxford-AstraZeneca preventive, known as Covishield in India, still offer good protection against new infections.

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Biovac-Pfizer Collaboration A Breakthrough For Covid-19 In Africa: President Ramaphosa

The partnership between Biovac and Pfizer is a breakthrough in our effort to overcome global vaccine inequity. The protection of Africans is a necessary and critical contribution to the protection of humanity as a whole

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No Sign Of Pfizer, Moderna Covid Vaccines In Breast Milk: Study

The researchers at University of California, San Francisco (USCF) in the US analysed the breast milk of seven women after they received the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines, and found no trace of the preventives.

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