Pfizer vaccine

US donates 16.8 million COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine doses to Bangladesh

The US has trained over 6,800 healthcare experts and workers, donated 18 cold-chain freezer trucks along with storing and transport facility.

published on : 24th November 2021

In the US, kids' turn arrives for COVID-19 shots 

A Pfizer study of 2,268 children found the vaccine was almost 91% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 infections. The FDA examined 3,100 vaccinated kids in concluding the shots are safe.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Pfizer vaccine highly effective against COVID-19 hospitalisations for six months: Lancet study

The effectiveness of Pfizer (BNT162b2) vaccine against hospitalisations remained at 90 per cent overall for all variants, the study indicated.

published on : 5th October 2021

Government puts foot down on Pfizer, Moderna jabs

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 83 crore.

published on : 22nd September 2021

US get set to decide on COVID boosters as Biden administration to spend more on pandemic research

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday posted much of the evidence that it will ask outside experts to consider at Friday's meeting.

published on : 16th September 2021

COVID-19: Pakistan to vaccinate children above 15 with Pfizer

NCOC chief Asad Umar has said that Pakistan was committed to vaccinate about 70 million people by the end of this year.

published on : 11th September 2021

EU regulator evaluating if COVID vaccine booster is needed

Israel has already started administering booster doses and the plan is under consideration in other countries for vulnerable populations, including France and Germany.

published on : 6th September 2021

80 per cent COVID-19 immunity lost in 6 months in some after Pfizer shot: US study 

The study noted that the boosters are even more important as the Delta variant spreads.

published on : 6th September 2021

New Zealand reports first death linked to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said myocarditis was a very rare side effect and there was clear evidence that taking the vaccine was much safer than being infected with COVID-19.

published on : 30th August 2021

Pfizer to discuss vaccine booster with US officials on July 12

On Sunday, Dr. Anthony Fauci didn't rule out the possibility but said it was too soon for the government to recommend another shot.

published on : 12th July 2021

Vaccine mixing: Sri Lanka gives Pfizer shots to some as second dose

Sri Lanka received 26,000 doses of Pfizer on Monday as the first batch of 5 million shots to be received this year.

published on : 7th July 2021

Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian country to receive US-made Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines

Officials say 26,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine directly purchased by the Sri Lankan government was flown into the country on Monday.

published on : 5th July 2021

Philippines set to buy 40 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The Philippines has concluded deals to buy 113 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from five foreign pharmaceutical companies.

published on : 21st June 2021

US to buy 500 million Pfizer COVID vaccines to share with 92 lower income countries, African union

National security adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters Wednesday that Biden was committed to sharing vaccines because it was in the public health and strategic interests of the US.

published on : 10th June 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: Pfizer jabs not the best for Delta variant, says Lancet study

People are less likely to develop antibody levels against the B.1.617.2 variant as high as those seen against the previously dominant B.1.1.7 variant.

published on : 5th June 2021
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