Thursday, May 26, 2022
Science and Tech
Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut COVID-19 risk by 91 per cent: Study
The mRNA vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna contain genetic instructions for our cells to make the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2, which the virus uses to infect and enter the human cells.
Pfizer, Moderna Covid shots generate lasting immunity
Even 15 weeks after the first dose, eight of 10 people still had detectable germinal centers containing B cells targeting the virus.
Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don’t lower sperm count, study says
The study, published on Thursday in the journal JAMA, recruited 45 healthy male volunteers aged 18 to 50 years scheduled for mRNA COVID-19 vaccination by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.
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.
Editorial: Review vaccination policy
The Centre should consider utilising its position as the monopolistic buyer in the market and pass down the benefit to all people
Vaccine for children stirs up debate
Experts say hospitalisation, mortality likely to rise among the age group
Visa dates, vaccinations and the path ahead
It is imperative to note that while every university has different rules, we expect many of them will require students to be vaccinated to participate in on-campus study
Acquiring vaccine to be tough task for States
Anticipating the shortages, many States including Telangana had recently gone for global tenders
Editorial: Flawed vaccination policy
States like Telangana opting for global tenders to procure vaccine is a pragmatic decision, given the Centre's opaque policy
Covid jabs for kids: Pfizer to seek approval in Sep
By early next week, the company is expected to get FDA approval for emergency use of its vaccine in children 12 to 15 years old.
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