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Real-world data shows vaccines kicking butt—including against scary variant

Real-world data shows vaccines kicking butt—including against scary variant

Enlarge / A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine inside the Viejas Arena on the campus of San Diego State University in San Diego, California, US on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories In a small trial, the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine fully protected people from symptomatic COVID-19 caused by…
Teens fully protected by Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, company says

Teens fully protected by Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, company says

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Enlarge / Jonathan, a 16-year-old teenager, receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine at Clalit Health Services, in Israel's Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on January 23, 2021. Adolescents ages 12 to 15 were completely protected from symptomatic COVID-19 after being vaccinated with the Pfizer/BioNTech mRNA vaccine in a small Phase III…
Pfizer: COVID-19 Vaccine Shows ‘100% Efficacy’ In Adolescents

Pfizer: COVID-19 Vaccine Shows ‘100% Efficacy’ In Adolescents

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The COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNtech appears to work in children as young as 12. A small study was conducted in volunteers 12 to 15 years of age.
Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Shows ‘100% Efficacy’ In Adolescents

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Shows ‘100% Efficacy’ In Adolescents

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Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is shown to be extremely effective in young teenagers. Esteban Felix/AP hide caption toggle caption Esteban Felix/AP Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is shown to be extremely effective in young teenagers. Esteban Felix/AP New clinical trials showed that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine elicits "100% efficacy and robust antibody responses" in adolescents…
Moderna And Pfizer On Track To Hit Vaccine Production Goals

Moderna And Pfizer On Track To Hit Vaccine Production Goals

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President Biden inspects COVID-19 vaccine freezers at a Pfizer plant in Kalamazoo, Mich., with White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeffrey Zients, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla on Feb. 19. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images President Biden's promise that there will be enough…
Moderna And Pfizer Will Need To Double Production To Hit U.S. Vaccination Target

Moderna And Pfizer Will Need To Double Production To Hit U.S....

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To hit their U.S. target of 220 million shots by the end of March, Moderna and Pfizer will need to double the number of doses they're currently delivering each week. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: President Biden has promised enough vaccines for every U.S. adult by the end of May. That's enough for 300 million people. But…
A 3rd shot? A new booster? Vaccine makers race to trials to beat variants

A 3rd shot? A new booster? Vaccine makers race to trials...

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Enlarge / COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Madrid on Feb. 26, 2021. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories With worrisome coronavirus variants seemingly emerging and spreading everywhere, lead vaccine makers are wasting no time in trying to get ahead of the growing threat. This week, Moderna and partners Pfizer and BioNTech announced they have…
CDC’s VaccineFinder aims to help you find COVID shots—but needs a lot of work

CDC’s VaccineFinder aims to help you find COVID shots—but needs a...

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Enlarge / A registered nurse practitioner holds up a sign and a flag asking for another patient to dose with the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine as well as a more vaccine doses at a vaccination site in Seattle, Washington on January 24, 2021. In its efforts to help Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19, the US Centers…
CDC unveils site to help you find COVID-19 vaccine—but only in 4 states

CDC unveils site to help you find COVID-19 vaccine—but only in...

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Enlarge / A registered nurse practitioner holds up a sign and a flag asking for another patient to dose with the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine as well as a more vaccine doses at a vaccination site in Seattle, Washington on January 24, 2021. In its efforts to help Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19, the US Centers…
Pfizer vaccine doesn’t need ultra-cold storage after all, company says

Pfizer vaccine doesn’t need ultra-cold storage after all, company says

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Enlarge / A picture taken on January 15, 2021 shows a pharmacist holding with gloved hands a vial of the undiluted Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories In a bit of good news, Pfizer and BioNTech announced today that their highly effective COVID-19 vaccine does not require ultra-cold storage conditions after all…

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