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Fourth Pfizer Dose Better for Severe Than Symptomatic COVID: Study

A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is effective in reducing the short-term risk for COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and death in people who got a third dose at least 4 months before, a large study published Wednesday shows. However, Paul Offit, MD, author of an editorial accompanying the study, told Medscape Medical News, […]

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Pfizer Vaccine Potentially Linked to Hearing Loss

The World Health Organization is investigating rare instances of hearing loss and other auditory disturbances associated with COVID-19 vaccinations – primarily the Pfizer-BioNTech shots, according to a report from WHO. Of 11 billion doses given, a WHO newsletter reported 164 cases of hearing loss worldwide among people who had received Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or AstraZeneca […]

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Moderna, Pfizer Want FDA to OK Second Boosters

Moderna and Pfizer are seeking FDA approval for second COVID-19 booster shots. On Thursday, Moderna formally requested the FDA grant emergency authorization for a second booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine for all adults over 18 who’ve received approved vaccines. Earlier this week, on Tuesday, Pfizer and its partner BioNTech […]

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Una cuarta dosis contra Covid-19 SERÁ necesaria: CEO de Pfizer

El CEO de Pfizer, Albert Bourla, indicó en una entrevista en el programa Face the Nation de CBS, que por cuestiones de seguridad y para poder obtener una mayor protección contra el COVID-19 y todas sus variantes será necesaria una cuarta dosis de la vacuna de su laboratorio. Pfizer presentará a la FDA datos sobre […]

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Mantenga sus vacunas contra el COVID-19 al día

Vacúnese y manténgase al día con las vacunas Esquema completo de vacunación significa que una persona recibió todas las dosis recomendadas de su esquema principal de vacunas contra el COVID-19. Al día signifca que una persona recibió todas las dosis recomendadas de su esquema principal de vacunas contra el COVID-19 y una dosis […]

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CDC data suggest Pfizer vaccine protection holds up in kids 5-11, raising questions on earlier study

Does the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine provide less protection to children aged 5 to 11 than to adolescents 12 to 17? A study from New York state released Monday suggests that’s the case. But new data from 10 states released Tuesday tell a different story. The data, published by the Centers for Disease Control […]

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Pfizer and FDA pull back from plan to expedite review of Covid-19 vaccine in young children

Plans to attempt to authorize the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine for children under 5 before full data are available appear to have run aground. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday canceled a key meeting of its vaccines advisory committee that had been slated for next Tuesday to discuss the submission, […]

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COVID-19: Moderna vaccine may reduce infection risk more than Pfizer

The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines have been highly effective at preventing COVID-19. In a new study, researchers looked at the differences in effectiveness between the two vaccines. They found that people who had received two doses of the Moderna vaccine were less likely to develop COVID-19 or become hospitalized with […]

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