Pfizer Biontech
World  /  Published 18.08.21

Jab effective against Delta variant

The Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, that causes Covid-19, is unable to evade the antibodies generated by vaccination, according to a lab study. The findings, published in the journal Immunity,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 24.07.21

Pfizer: longer gap boosts immunity

A longer gap between first and second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine generates strong antibody and T cell immune responses, UK researchers have found. The study, led by the University ...
By H S Rao in London

World  /  Published 14.07.21

More Pfizer booster-shot data needed

Representatives of Pfizer met privately with senior US scientists and regulators on Monday to press their case for swift authorisation of coronavirus booster vaccines, amid growing public confusion ab...
By Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Sharon LaFraniere in Washington

World  /  Published 08.07.21

Jabs work against Delta, say studies

As the Delta variant sweeps the world, researchers are tracking how well vaccines protect against it — and getting different answers. In Britain, researchers reported in May that two doses of t...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 07.07.21

Moderna takers 91% less likely to have Covid

People who receive Covid-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna are up to 91 per cent less likely to develop the disease, according to a US study which also suggests that the preventives reduce the severit...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington


World  /  Published 29.06.21

Covid jab: Teens defy parental ban in US

Teenagers keep all sorts of secrets from their parents. Drinking. Sex. Lousy grades. But the secret that Elizabeth, 17, a rising high-school senior, keeps from hers is new to the buffet of adolescent...
By Jan Hoffman in New York

Education  /  Published 15.06.21

No, Not That One

“Every day, we get 10 to 15 messages and inquiries, saying, ‘What does this mean? How does this impact me?’” said Sudhanshu Kaushik, 26, who dropped out of his MBA at New York ...
By Rukmini Callimachi

India  /  Published 13.06.21

Covid jabs help all, even those who are yet to get it

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.06.21

60m J&J doses can’t be used: US agency

Federal regulators have told Johnson & Johnson that about 60 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine produced at a troubled Baltimore factory cannot be used because of possible contamination, acc...
By Sharon LaFraniere, Noah Weiland, Sheryl Gay Stolberg in Washington

World  /  Published 11.06.21

Study confirms Astra jab bleeding risk

People receiving the Covid vaccine made by Oxford-AstraZeneca had a slightly increased risk of a bleeding disorder, and possibly other rare blood problems, researchers reported on Wednesday. The find...
By Denise Grady in New York


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