Oct. 4, 2021 — Antibody levels may wane after 7 months for people who got the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, according to a new study published on the bioRxiv preprint server.
In the study, which hasn’t yet been peer-reviewed or formally published in a medical journal,
researchers analyzed blood samples from 46 healthy young… Continue reading Pfizer COVID Vaccine Antibodies May Disappear in 7 Months, Study Says
The 91-year-old got her booster in Coventry alongside the matron who administered her first dose. Source link
Sept. 20, 2021 — With record numbers of COVID-19 cases being reported in kids, Pfizer and its partner BioNTech have announced that their mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 is safe and appears to generate a protective immune response in children as young as 5.
The companies have been testing a lower dose of the… Continue reading Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine Is Safe, Effective for Kids 5-11
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has been criticized for opposing mask mandates and vaccine passports, is now touting a COVID-19 treatment in which a top … source
The UK regulator’s decision paves the way for a rollout ahead of winter to millions of people. Source link
The UK will send four million Pfizer doses now to help Australia exit lockdowns, Canberra says. Source link
“This is the first case in New Zealand where a death in the days following vaccination has been linked to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. While the Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring has received other reports of deaths in someone recently vaccinated, none are considered related to vaccination,” it said in a statement. Source link
The agency resisted pressure to speed up its process, saying a thorough review was necessary to ensure public confidence.
“While millions of people have already safely received COVID-19 vaccines, we recognize that for some, the FDA approval of a vaccine may now instill additional confidence to get vaccinated. Today’s milestone puts us one… Continue reading FDA Fully Approves Pfizer COVID Vaccine, Paves Way for Mandates
The government say it is preparing for Covid boosters to protect the most vulnerable this year. Source link
“Vaccinating 12- to 17-year-olds remains the safer choice for this age group and will reduce school interruptions and transmission to others,” said Mendel Singer, vice chair for education at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland and co-author of the medRxiv study.
Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center… Continue reading Nearly 9 Million Pfizer Shots in Teens, Serious Side Effects Rare