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Trending Medical and health breaking news COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin Fared Well Against Reinfections

Trending Medical and well being breaking information COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin Fared Effectively Towards Reinfections

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Indian-made COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin strongly protected New Delhi healthcare workers against reinfection with the virus in the first half of 2021, including a period during the height of the Delta surge last spring, a new study finds. Among those who…

Trending Medical and health breaking news BNT162b2 vaccine effectiveness 92 percent for teens ages 12 to 17

Trending Medical and health breaking news BNT162b2 vaccine effectiveness 92 percent for teens ages 12 to 17

(HealthDay)—For adolescents ages 12 to 17 years, the effectiveness of full vaccination with two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is 92 percent against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), according to research published in the Dec. 31 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Karen Lutrick,…

Trending Medical and health breaking news J&J’s COVID Vaccine on the Way Out?

Trending Medical and well being breaking information J&J’s COVID Vaccine on the Approach Out?

Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines are recommended over Johnson & Johnson’s for all adults, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) said on Thursday. The ACIP voted 15-0 that either of the two mRNA vaccines are preferred over the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for adults ages 18 and older. This interim recommendation applies to…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Pfizer Says Vaccine Booster Should Protect Against Omicron

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Pfizer Says Vaccine Booster Ought to Defend Towards Omicron

Dec. 8, 2021 — A raft of new studies, released overnight that looked at the ability of Omicron to evade currently available vaccines, suggest a substantial loss of protection against the highly mutated variant.The new studies, from teams of researchers in Germany, South Africa, Sweden, and the drug company Pfizer, showed 25- to 40-fold drops…

Trending Medical and health breaking news COVID-19 vaccine effective in people with cancer

Trending Medical and well being breaking information COVID-19 vaccine efficient in individuals with most cancers

Figure 1.  Cumulative Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection After First Vaccine Dose in the Overall Matched Cohort. Cumulative incidence curves of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the overall matched cohort using time zero as the date of the first dose of vaccination. The difference in cumulative incidence is illustrated in the gray bottom graph. Shaded areas indicate 95%…