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

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

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.

23 September 2021
Anthony Fauci Expects Uptick In Vaccination Following FDA's  Approval Of Pfizer Vaccine

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...

24 August 2021

US Approves Booster Shots To Tackle Decline In Vaccine Efficacy

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...

US May Recommend Boosters Eight Months After Second Covid Vaccine Dose

US May Recommend Boosters Eight Months After Second Covid Vaccine Dose

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.

17 August 2021

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

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...

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27 July 2021
Antibody Levels In Pfizer, AstraZeneca Vaccine Recipients May Decline After 2-3 Months: Lancet Study

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

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

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

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...


09 July 2021
Pfizer To Seek Authorisation For A Third Covid Vaccine Dose

Pfizer To Seek Authorisation For A Third Covid Vaccine Dose

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...


09 July 2021
Cases Of Lambda Covid-19 Variant Found In Canada

Cases Of Lambda Covid-19 Variant Found In Canada

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

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

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


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01 July 2021
'Not One Dose... ':  Africa's Covid-19 Envoy Blasts EU, COVAX Over Vaccine Crisis

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

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

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

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...


27 June 2021
Fact Check: Can mRNA-Based Covid Vaccines Affect Your Genetic Code? Here’s The Truth

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

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

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

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


10 June 2021
US To Buy 500M Pfizer Vaccine To Donate To Lower Income Countries

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

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


10 June 2021
Welcome Back! Now Work Out The Rules: Says Europe To Tourists

Welcome Back! Now Work Out The Rules: Says Europe To Tourists

Some popular European tourist destinations open for the tourist, but with some rules.


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04 June 2021
Taiwan, Sparring With China, Receives Vaccines From Japan

Taiwan, Sparring With China, Receives Vaccines From Japan

The donation underscores how geopolitics have come to impact the global vaccination rollout, as countries scramble to secure enough vaccines for their...


04 June 2021
Pfizer Vaccine Produces 5 Times Less Antibodies Against Delta Variant Of Covid: Lancet Study

Pfizer Vaccine Produces 5 Times Less Antibodies Against Delta Variant Of Covid: Lancet Study

The Lancet study analysed antibodies in the blood of 250 healthy people who received either one or two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, up to...


28 May 2021
Engaged With Pfizer, Vaccine Supply Likely To Start In July: Centre

Engaged With Pfizer, Vaccine Supply Likely To Start In July: Centre

The government said it is examining Pfizer's request for indemnity and will take a decision in the larger interest of people and on merit.


27 May 2021
Vaccine Ready For 12+, Pfizer Tells Centre, Seeks Fast-Track Approval

Vaccine Ready For 12+, Pfizer Tells Centre, Seeks Fast-Track Approval

Pfizer has also told Indian authorities that its jab has shown 'high effectiveness' against the SARS-CoV-2 variant prevalent in India.


14 May 2021
UK Study Shows Mixing AstraZeneca And Pfizer Vaccines Can Be Safe

UK Study Shows Mixing AstraZeneca And Pfizer Vaccines Can Be Safe

Can two different vaccines be administered alternatively as first and second doses to an individual?


11 May 2021
Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Expanded To US Children As Young As 12

Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Expanded To US Children As Young As 12

Shots could begin as soon as a federal vaccine advisory committee issues recommendations for using the two-dose vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds, expected...


04 May 2021
US Likely To Authorise Use Of Pfizer’s Covid-19 Vaccine On Teenagers Within A Week

US Likely To Authorise Use Of Pfizer’s Covid-19 Vaccine On Teenagers Within A Week

The announcement is set to come barely a month after the company found that its shot, which is already authorised for those age 16 and older, also provided...


03 May 2021
Pfizer Holds Talks With Centre Seeking Emergency Use Approval For Its Covid-19 Vaccine

Pfizer Holds Talks With Centre Seeking Emergency Use Approval For Its Covid-19 Vaccine

‘We are currently discussing with the Indian government an expedited approval pathway to make our Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine available for use in the...


03 May 2021
Pfizer To Donate Rs 510 Crore Worth Covid-19 Medicines To India

Pfizer To Donate Rs 510 Crore Worth Covid-19 Medicines To India

The medicines will be made available immediately and we will ensure that they reach where they are needed the most, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said


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