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Do Pfizer’s Trial Results Justify Covid-19 Jabs For Kids?

Jan 09, 2022 Bhaskaran Raman

Did Pfizer’s trial in kids detect a Covid-19 problem to claim a solution? What about the long-term effects of vaccines?

Japan PM, Pfizer CEO Hold Call To Expedite Covid-19 Booster Dose Supply

Dec 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno, Japan has signed deals with US pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Moderna for a combined 170 million doses as booster shots.


Covid-19 Vaccines: US CDC Panel Recommends Pfizer, Moderna Over J&J Shot

Observing that there have been nine confirmed deaths in the US after Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine shots, the US' Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended Pfizer and Moderna's coronavirus vaccine shots instead of J&J.

Omicron Variant: South Africa Develops Indigenous Covid-19 Vaccine

Dec 16, 2021 Deutsche Welle

South Africa is grappling with the fourth wave of the Covid-19 driven by the Omicron variant. The country is pushing for more vaccinations — and for its own mRNA vaccine. The European Union, the World Health Organization and several countries are funding the project.


Omicron Covid-19 Variant Expected To Be Dominant By Mid January: EU Official

Omicron Covid-19 Variant European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that the bloc is well prepared to fight the variant with 66.6% of the European population now fully vaccinated against the virus.

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14 December, 2021

Covid-19: Pfizer Vaccine Not Effective Against Omicron Like Delta, Finds South Africa Analysis

Associated Press (AP)

Covid-19 Omicron variant was first detected in South Africa. The large-scale analysis of Pfizer vaccine effectiveness seems to support early indications that the the vaccine shot effective against Omicron like Delta variant.


07 December, 2021

EU Drug Regulator Backs Covid-19 Vaccine Mixture

Associated Press (AP)

EU (European Union) drug regulator said in a statement that using different types of vaccines together, known as heterologous vaccination, can provide protection against Covid-19.


22 November, 2021

Children Must Be Vaccinated If Supplies Are Sufficient, Says Expert

Outlook Web Desk

Dr. Reddy, who is President, InOrder, South Asia, a non-profit institute working to strengthen systems to secure health, pointed out that governments across the world are adopting a policy of giving priority to people at risk for higher rates of hospitalization and death in the face of vaccine supplies not commensurate to the needs.


20 November, 2021

US Regulators Approve Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters For All Adults

Deutsche Welle

Amid a new wave of infections, US health regulators have approved access to booster shots for all adults using either BioNTech-Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.


04 November, 2021

Covaxin Gets WHO Nod For Emergency Use: What That Means For Indian Travelers

Outlook Web Desk

The announcement has come as a great relief to the millions of Indians including—students, professionals and businessmen jabbed with Covaxin who intend to travel abroad.


03 November, 2021

Covid-19: US Gives Final Vaccine Clearance For Children 5 To 11

Deutsche Welle

The CDC has given the green light for around 28 million children to receive the BioNtech-Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. President Joe Biden hopes to have the program up and running within days.


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27 October, 2021

US: 5 To 11-Year-Old Kids May Get Covid-19 Vaccine Soon As FDA Panel Endorses Pfizer Shots

Associated Press (AP)

If the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) authorises the kid-size Covid-19 vaccination doses now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will have to decide whether to recommend the shots and which youngsters should get them.


23 October, 2021

Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Effective For Kids: FDA

Associated Press (AP)

As per FDA scientists, Pfizer vaccine's benefit for preventing hospitalisations and death from Covid-19 would outweigh any serious potential side effects in children.


15 October, 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech Seeks EU Agency's Approval To Vaccinate 5-To-11 Year Old Kids

Associated Press (AP)

Pfizer and BioNTech said they submitted data to the European Medicines Agency, including late-stage results from a study testing their COVID-19 vaccine in more than 2,200 children.


14 October, 2021

FDA Panel Debates Lower-Dose Moderna COVID Shots For Booster

Associated Press (AP)

U.S. officials stress that the priority is to get shots to the 66 million unvaccinated Americans who are eligible for immunization -- those most at risk as the extra-contagious delta variant of the coronavirus has burned across the country.


07 October, 2021

Pfizer Urges US Govt To Allow Covid-19 Shots For Kids Of 5 To 11 Years Age

Associated Press (AP)

Pfizer announced in a tweet that it had formally filed its application with the Food and Drug Administration.


23 September, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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.


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24 August, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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 reason for not getting vaccinated


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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