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EU Approves Pfizer Vaccine Booster for Ages 18 and Over

The European Union drug regulator Monday (4/10) gave support for booster injections or booster for Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, for those aged 18 years and over. European Medicines Agency (EMA) said this booster dose “may be considered at least six months after the second dose, for persons aged 18 years and …

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Pfizer Begins Clinical Trials of COVID-19 Preventive Drugs

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer said it had started large-scale clinical trials for a drug made to prevent people from contracting COVID-19. The trial for this oral antibiotic will involve 2,660 healthy adult participants living in a house with a person infected with COVID-19. Pfizer is also conducting studies of the drug …

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CDC Approves Booster Injections for Some Pfizer Vaccine Recipients

The director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has approved booster injections (booster) Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for some people who had their first vaccination at least six months ago. Frontline workers – teachers, health care workers and others with jobs that put them at risk of …

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Pfizer Ensures Vaccines Are Safe for Children 5-11 Years Old

Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech announced Monday (20/9) that their two-dose, low-dose COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for administration to children ages 5 to 11. The company from the United States (US) and its German partner, BioNTech, said that the results from trials showed the vaccine was well tolerated and …

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