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Pfizer Covid vaccine for under-fives effective with three doses

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The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine is safe and effective for children aged six months to under five years when given in three doses, the companies said in a statement Monday.                  The announcement comes as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning …

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children ages 5 to 11

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 through 11 years of age at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series. On Jan. 3, the FDA authorized the use of …

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US health regulator authorizes Pfizer’s Covid pill as Omicron surges

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The United States on Wednesday authorized Pfizer’s Covid pill for high-risk people aged 12 and up, as a surge of cases driven by the highly infectious Omicron variant threatened holiday plans and Americans struggled to find tests. Paxlovid, which comprises two types of tablet, was granted an emergency use authorization …

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US donates 5 mln more Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines to Pakistan

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United States has shipped five million more doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Pakistan to continue its shared efforts to combat COVID-19. According to a press release on Wednesday, this donation brings the total number of COVID-19 vaccines provided by the U.S. government to the Pakistani people to more than …

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Pfizer says Covid pill drastically reduces severe disease

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Pfizer said Tuesday that clinical trials confirmed its Covid pill — a new type of treatment that should withstand the mutations seen with the Omicron variant — drastically reduced hospitalizations and deaths among at-risk people by almost 90 percent. The announcement, which was praised by US President Joe Biden, came …

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Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine over 90 pct effective in children ages 5 to 11

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Pfizer and its partner BioNTech said their COVID-19 vaccine is safe and 90.7 percent effective against symptomatic COVID-19 in children ages 5 to 11. The companies revealed the data in a document posted Friday ahead of a meeting of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scheduled for …

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Pfizer developing COVID-19 booster shot to combat Delta variant

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Pfizer and BioNTech said they are developing a COVID-19 booster shot intended to target the highly transmissible Delta variant, according to U.S. media reports on Friday. Concerns continue to rise as the Delta strain has already become the dominant variant in the United States, causing increasing infections. The two companies …

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