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Pfizer-BioNTech Seeks EU Agency's Approval To Vaccinate 5-To-11 Year Old Kids

Oct 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Pfizer and BioNTech said they submitted data to the European Medicines Agency, including late-stage results from a study testing their COVID-19 vaccine in more than 2,200 children.

FDA Panel Debates Lower-Dose Moderna COVID Shots For Booster

Oct 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

U.S. officials stress that the priority is to get shots to the 66 million unvaccinated Americans who are eligible for immunization -- those most at risk as the extra-contagious delta variant of the coronavirus has burned across the country.


Pfizer Urges US Govt To Allow Covid-19 Shots For Kids Of 5 To 11 Years Age

Pfizer announced in a tweet that it had formally filed its application with the Food and Drug Administration.

US Approves Booster Dose Of Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine For Special Groups

Sep 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

People over 65 years of age, Young adults with underlying health conditions and people whose jobs put them at high Covid-19 infection risk to get booster doses. Food And Drug Administration(FDA) gives approval.


Anthony Fauci Expects Uptick In Vaccination Following FDA's Approval Of Pfizer Vaccine

The top infectious disease expert in the U.S. says the Food and Drug Administration's decision Monday should encourage people who cited lack of approval as a reason for not getting vaccinated

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18 August, 2021

US Approves Booster Shots To Tackle Decline In Vaccine Efficacy

Outlook Web Desk

The plan, as outlined by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other top authorities, calls for an extra dose eight months after people get their second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.


17 August, 2021

US May Recommend Boosters Eight Months After Second Covid Vaccine Dose

Associated Press (AP)

The action is expected for the Pfizer shot in the coming weeks. However, the Food and Drug Administration is yet to formally approve the vaccine.


30 July, 2021

US: States Race To Use Covid-19 Vaccines Before They Expire

Associated Press (AP)

The surge in infections in U.S is largely due to the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus, which has spread rapidly, particularly among unvaccinated people


27 July, 2021

Antibody Levels In Pfizer, AstraZeneca Vaccine Recipients May Decline After 2-3 Months: Lancet Study

Outlook Web Bureau

The study supports recommendations that adults who are clinically vulnerable and those aged 70 years or over should be prioritised for booster doses


12 July, 2021

Is Covid Vaccine Booster Needed? Pfizer To Discuss With US Officials

Associated Press (AP)

Fauci said clinical studies and laboratory data have yet to fully bear out the need for a booster to the current two-shot Pfizer and Moderna vaccines or the one-shot Johnson & Johnson regimen.


09 July, 2021

Pfizer To Seek Authorisation For A Third Covid Vaccine Dose

Associated Press (AP)

Two doses of most vaccines are critical to develop high levels of virus-fighting antibodies against all versions of the coronavirus, not just the delta variant -- and most of the world still is desperate to get those initial protective doses as the pandemic continues to rage.


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09 July, 2021

Cases Of Lambda Covid-19 Variant Found In Canada

Associated Press (AP)

The Public Health Agency of Canada is monitoring Lambda to see how it spreads and how it responds to vaccines, Tam said.


05 July, 2021

Pfizer Covid Vaccine Produces Strong Immune Response Against Alpha Variant: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

The study also found that the Pfizer vaccine successfully generates neutralising antibodies that give relatively good protection against Beta Covid variant


01 July, 2021

'Not One Dose... ': Africa's Covid-19 Envoy Blasts EU, COVAX Over Vaccine Crisis

Associated Press (AP)

The African continent of 1.3 billion people is now in the grip of a third surge of infections that is 'extremely aggressive'.


27 June, 2021

US: Product Information On Moderna, Pfizer Covid Vaccines Warn Of Heart Inflammation Risk

Associated Press (AP)

The Food and Drug Administration in the US said the risk particularly follows the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccines, and symptoms usually appear within a few days of vaccination.


27 June, 2021

Fact Check: Can mRNA-Based Covid Vaccines Affect Your Genetic Code? Here’s The Truth

Outlook Web Bureau

Pfizer and Moderna’s Covid-19 jabs are mRNA vaccines. They are produced by using the virus’ genetic code.


23 June, 2021

Pfizer Will Soon Finalise Agreement With India To Supply Vaccine Doses: CEO

Outlook Web Bureau

Pfizer CEO also observed that the domestically manufactured vaccines would be the backbone of vaccinating the Indian people.


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10 June, 2021

US To Buy 500M Pfizer Vaccine To Donate To Lower Income Countries

Associated Press (AP)

President Joe Biden committed to share vaccines as it was in the public health and strategic interests of the U.S


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