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WASHINGTON - President Biden, under pressure to aggressively address the global coronavirus vaccine shortage, will announce Thursday that his government will buy 500 million doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine and deliver them to about 100 countries next year The donation will be made by people familiar with the plan.The White House reached the deal just in time for...
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The director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, called the Food and Drug Administration approval for emergency use of Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid vaccine for children ages 12-15 as "a big deal" in America's drive to reopen. "This is exciting news," said Collins. "We know that since this pandemic started, one and a half...
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A healthcare worker hands the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine to Norman G. Einspruch, 88, a cardiology patient, on Dec. 30, 2020, as part of the COVID-19 vaccination schedule for seniors at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, United States.Marco Bello | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesHigh-risk groups such as the elderly and those with underlying diseases are...
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Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus vaccines prevent 94 percent hospitalization of fully vaccinated adults aged 65 and over, according to a small study published Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The results, which are in line with clinical trial results, are the first real evidence from the US that the vaccines protect against severe Covid-19. Older...
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A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine at Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York on Saturday, January 30, 2021.Johnny Milano | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesPfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines are 94% effective in preventing hospitalizations in fully vaccinated adults aged 65 and over, according to a real-world study by the Centers...
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Pfizer's experimental oral drug to treat Covid-19 at the first sign of illness could be available by the end of the year, CEO Albert Bourla told CNBC on Tuesday.The company, which worked with German drug maker BioNTech to develop the first approved Covid-19 vaccine in the United States, started an early clinical trial in March testing a new antiviral...
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