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Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

US CDC panel endorses Pfizer booster shot for elderly, high-risk people

Washington: A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory panel has endorsed booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for Americans aged...

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut infection risk by 91%: US CDC

Even a single dose of the mRNA vaccines can reduce the risk of infection by 81 per cent. These estimates included symptomatic and asymptomatic infections.

UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech COVID shot for 12-15 year-olds

The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is already approved for use in adults and adolescents aged 16 years and above.

Moderna vaccine has more side effects that Pfizer/BioNTech: Study

Nearly 51 per cent of Moderna recipients had full-body symptoms, compared with 48 per cent of people who got the Pfizer/BioNTech shot.

Hong Kong suspends Pfizer vaccines over packaging defects

BioNTech and Fosun Pharma have not found any reason to believe the product is unsafe, according to a statement by the Hong Kong government.

Canada to begin Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine roll-out

Trudeau has previously said the country will receive 249,000 initial doses of the vaccine this month, the first 30,000 doses of which are expected to have arrived by Monday.

US approves Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine: statement        

"I am authorizing the emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID?19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19," Denise Hinton, the Food and Drug Administration's chief scientist wrote in a letter to a Pfizer executive.

Canada approves use of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

The Canadian government has said its target is to vaccinate majority of the citizens by September 2021.

First patient in UK receives Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The UK will be the first country in the world to start using the Pfizer vaccine after regulators approved its use last week.

US to distribute 6.4 million Covid vaccine doses in first tranche

Latest figures on Tuesday showed that the country had recorded a total of 259,600 Covid deaths and 12.5 million cases -- with over 2,000 deaths and 167,000 new cases in just the last 24 hours.

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