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US FDA approves 1st Oral Pill By Pfizer To Treat Covid
US FDA approves 1st Oral Pill By Pfizer To Treat Covid

The pill has also been approved for those at high risk for progression to severe Covid-19, including hospitalisation or death.

Anti-Viral Pill 89% Effective For High-Risk Covid Patients: Pfizer
Anti-Viral Pill 89% Effective For High-Risk Covid Patients: Pfizer

Pfizer also released early data from a second clinical trial showing that the treatment reduced hospitalisations by around 70 per cent in around 600 standard-risk adults.

Mixing Other Vaccines With AstraZeneca, Pfizer Jabs Generates Robust Immune Response: Lancet Study
Mixing Other Vaccines With AstraZeneca, Pfizer Jabs Generates Robust Immune Response: Lancet Study

In addition, a significantly higher number of short-lived vaccine reactions were reported in volunteers who received a second dose of Moderna compared to those who received two doses of either AstraZeneca or Pfizer.

US Authorises Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters For All Adults
US Authorises Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters For All Adults

Moderna requested authorisation of its 50 microgram booster dose for all adults on Wednesday. The company said the FDA based the emergency use authorisation (EUA) on the "totality of scientific evidence shared by the company," including data that showed neutralizing antibodies had waned at about six months.

Pfizer To Provide Access To Low Income Countries For Covid Pill
Pfizer To Provide Access To Low Income Countries For Covid Pill

Pfizer will not receive royalties on sales in low-income countries and will further waive royalties on sales in all countries covered by the agreement while Covid-19 remains classified as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization.

US CDC Advisors Recommend Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine For Children Aged 5-11
US CDC Advisors Recommend Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine For Children Aged 5-11

"The vaccine is one-third the adult dose and the vaccine would be given in two doses, three weeks apart. "

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FB Expands Fight Against Covid Vax Misinformation To Include Kids

Facebook will also remove any claim that Covid-19 vaccines can kill or seriously harm kids, that they are not effective for children at all, and that anything other than a Covid-19 vaccine can inoculate children against the virus.

US FDA Panel Okays Pfizer Covid Vax For Kids Aged 5-11
US FDA Panel Okays Pfizer Covid Vax For Kids Aged 5-11

"Covid-19 is "the eighth-highest killer of kids in this age group over the past year,"

Pfizer Says Its Covid Vax 90.7% Effective In Kids Aged 5-11
Pfizer Says Its Covid Vax 90.7% Effective In Kids Aged 5-11

If authorised, Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine would be the first Covid-19 vaccine for younger children.

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Covid Oral Pill Could Be Ready By Year-End: Pfizer CEO

New York: US-based pharmaceutical major Pfizer’s Chief Executive Officer Albert Bourla said that the company’s Covid-19 oral antiviral pill, which is in early-stage trials, could be ready by the end…

Pfizer Offers COVID-19 Vaccines At 'Not-For-Profit' Price In India
Pfizer Offers COVID-19 Vaccines At 'Not-For-Profit' Price In India

New Delhi: US pharma major Pfizer on Thursday offered to supply the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at a “not-for-profit” price, media reports have cited. The company had earlier said that it will…

S Africa Variant Could Reduce Covid Vaccine Protection: Pfizer-BioNTech

New York: The South African variant of Covid-19 may significantly reduce antibody protection from the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, as per a laboratory study, the pharmaceutical companies said. However, human trials are still to be conducted in this regard. According to the study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, although the results indicated a reduction […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Pfizer Withdraws Emergency Use Authorisation Application In India

New Delhi: Pharma major Pfizer on Friday said it has decided to withdraw its application for Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) of its COVID-19 vaccine in India. Pfizer was the first pharmaceutical firm to seek an emergency use authorisation from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for its COVID-19 vaccine in the country, after it […]

Covid-19 Vaccine: US FDA Authorizes Emergency Use Of Pfizer,
Covid-19 Vaccine: US FDA Authorizes Emergency Use Of Pfizer, Hails Scientists

New York: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved the emergency use of the country’s first Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for people aged 16 years and older. “The FDA’s authorisation for emergency use of the first Covid-19 vaccine is a significant milestone in battling this devastating pandemic that […]

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Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Wins Crucial Approval As US Cases Soars

New York: After nine hours of non-stop debate, a high powered US vaccine advisory panel endorsed mass use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, putting the country just one step away from a historic vaccination campaign against a virus that has killed more than 292,000 Americans. Shots could come within days. The US Food and Drug […]

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90-Yr-Old Granny First To Receive Pfizer Shot As Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Begins In Britain

London: Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old woman from Northern Ireland on Tuesday became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine – marking the start of the UK’s mass vaccination programme against the deadly disease. Keenan, from Enniskillen, said she felt “so privileged” to receive the jab at University Hospital, Coventry. Keenan became […]

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Pfizer Seeks Emergency Use Authorisation For Its COVID-19 Vaccine In India

New Delhi: Pfizer India has become the first pharmaceutical firm to seek from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) an emergency use authorisation for its COVID-19 vaccine in the country, after its parent company secured such clearance in the UK and Bahrain. The firm, in its application submitted to the drug regulator, has sought permission […]

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First Americans 'Could Get Vaccine On December 11th': White House Vaccine Chief

Washington: The first Americans to receive a COVID-19 vaccine could get it as soon as December 11 or 12, the White House vaccine czar said on Sunday. On Friday, American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech submitted an application to the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorisation for its COVID-19 […]

Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine ‘Encouraging' For Older Age Groups
Covid-19 Vaccine: Odisha May Face Cold Chain Challenge

Bhubaneswar: Even as the race of potential vaccine for Covid-19 is approaching the last lap, the cold-chain infrastructure is likely to emerge as biggest hurdle for Odisha, say experts. The State government has started a road map in full swing for procurement, preservation and distribution of the vaccine as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday […]

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Pfizer COVID19 Vaccine 95% Effective, Seeks Emergency Clearance

New York: Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech released a second batch of interim results on Wednesday, saying their coronavirus vaccine candidate is 95 per cent effective and also protects the most vulnerable people in older age groups from the risk of falling prey to the virus. “Primary efficacy analysis demonstrates BNT162b2 to be 95 […]

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Indian Vaccines Don't Need Temperature As Low As Pfizer's: AIIMS Director

New Delhi: Indian vaccines offer a lot of hope, due to various factors including a good safety signal, display of immunogenicity and capability of using the current storage infrastructure, said AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria in an exclusive interview with IANS. Recently, drug company Pfizer announced that its vaccine candidate for Covid-19 is more than 90 […]

Sensex Hits 43,000-Mark For First Time; Nifty Tops 12,600
Sensex Hits 43,000-Mark For First Time; Nifty Tops 12,600

Mumbai: Extending its winning streak for the seventh straight session, equity benchmark Sensex soared 680 points to scale another lifetime high on Tuesday, tracking a global market rally driven by Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trials data. After touching its lifetime peak of 43,316.44 during the day, the 30-share BSE index ended 680.22 points or 1.60 per […]

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Trump Accuses FDA And Pfizer Of Withholding COVID-19 Vaccine Announcement Before Elections

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday accused the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Pfizer of withholding the announcement on COVID-19 vaccine before elections to prevent him from getting a “vaccine win”. The US Food and Drug Administration “and the Democrats didn’t want to have me get a Vaccine WIN, prior to the election, […]

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Covid Vaccine: Pfizer, BioNTech Begin Late Stage Clinical Trials

New York: US-based Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech have announced the start of a late stage clinical trial of a Covid-19 vaccine jointly developed by the two companies. The Phase 2/3 study will involve up to 30,000 participants between 18 and 85 years of age, the two companies said on Monday. The vaccine candidate, […]

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