The decision came as the Omicron variant is spreading rapidly across the US and has led to record high hospitalisations among younger people.
New York: Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech on Wednesday announced that their Covid-19 vaccine — BNT162b2 — demonstrated 100 per cent efficacy and robust antibody responses in a Phase 3 trial in adolescents between 12 to 15 years old. The Phase 3 clinical trial enrolled 2,260 adolescents aged between 12 to 15 years old in […]
Ottawa: Canada has approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the country, which is currently in the midst of a second wave of the pandemic. The announcement came on Wednesday, two days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau notified that up to 249,000 doses of the two-dose vaccine will be on hand by this year’s […]
London: Paving the way for mass vaccinations against the deadly novel coronavirus, UK on Wednesday became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19. The British regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), says the jab, which claims to offer up to 95 per cent protection against COVID-19 illness, is safe […]
New Delhi: With the two mRNA vaccine candidates from pharma giants Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna showing effectiveness in preventing Covid-19 in an interim analysis, health experts in India on Tuesday said that mRNA vaccine that works on previously unproven technology can be very promising in the fight against the pandemic despite the challenges. To date, no […]