Tag: Pfizer Inc

‘A devastating blow’ — doctor says pausing J&J Covid vaccine will have far reaching effects

Dr. Kavita Patel told CNBC on Tuesday she believes the Food and Drug Administration’s recommendation that states pause the use of Johnson & Johnson‘s single-shot Covid vaccine is likely to have lasting impacts on the nation’s efforts to combat the pandemic. “This is a devastating blow to this J&J vaccine effort in the United States,” […]

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Australia doubles Pfizer vaccine order as Astra clotting worries upend rollout – ET HealthWorld

Australia has doubled its order of the Pfizer Inc Covid-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as the country raced to overhaul its inoculation plan over concerns about the risks of blood clots with the AstraZeneca Plc vaccine. Until late Thursday, Australia based its vaccination programme largely on an AstraZeneca shot, with an […]

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Ahead of the Olympics, Japan’s vaccine minister says he fears a virus uptick in Tokyo

Japan is working closely with the International Olympic Committee to prepare for the Games and despite concerns about Covid-19 cases flaring, there are no plans to postpone, said Japan’s minister in charge of vaccinations. “Unless they decide otherwise, we just simply need to prepare for the Games, how to control the situation. I think it […]

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Some people with ‘long Covid’ say their symptoms ease after getting vaccine

An employee draws up a syringe and a container with the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine, in Schwaz, Austria. JOHANN GRODER | AFP | Getty Images Sheri Paulson had trouble getting out of bed months after her Covid-19 diagnosis. The 53-year-old North Dakota resident and her family fell ill with the disease after attending a wedding in August. […]

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Fauci warns against relaxing public health measures as summer approaches

Jose Rivera with wife Stephanie Rivera watching their nieces and nephew, Ariel, Sophia and Ignacio Arminta as then visit the Santa Monica Pier as people take advantage of the warm weather during the COVID-19 Spring break in Southern California Monday. Santa Monica Pier and Promenade on Monday, March 29, 2021 in Santa Monia, CA. Al […]

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How Dr. Scott Gottlieb protects his young kids on playdates before they can get Covid shots

Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Monday explained how he’s trying to keep his three young daughters safe from Covid-19 while still allowing them to visit friends before their age groups can get vaccinated. Gottlieb detailed his approach on “Squawk Box,” after co-host Andrew Ross Sorkin asked the former FDA chief for his thoughts on indoor playdates […]

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Covid vaccinations hit another record, average now above 3 million daily

Larry Wiggins is given the Moderna coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine by Anya Harris at Red Hook Neighborhood Senior Center in the Red Hood neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough on February 22, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images The U.S. reported on Saturday another daily record of new Covid vaccine doses administered, […]

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Pfizer Covid-19 shot 91% effective in updated data, protective against South African variant – ET HealthWorld

– Pfizer Inc and BioNTech said on Thursday their Covid-19 vaccine is around 91% effective at preventing the disease, citing updated trial data that included participants inoculated for up to six months. The shot was also 100% effective in preventing illness among trial participants in South Africa, where a new variant called B1351 is dominant, […]

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks set to open mixed after Dow fell from record high Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE U.S. stock futures were mixed Wednesday, one day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average […]

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