Pfizer/BioNTech COVID – 19 Vaccine Effectiveness Drops After 6 Months, Study Shows

PARIS, France – The effectiveness of the Pfizer Inc/BioNTech SE vaccine in preventing infection by the coronavirus dropped to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to data published on Monday that U.S. health agencies considered when deciding on the need for booster shots. The data, which was published in the Lancet … More Pfizer/BioNTech COVID – 19 Vaccine Effectiveness Drops After 6 Months, Study Shows

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EU Commission Proposes Extending Vaccine – Control Scheme

Brussels – The European Commission has proposed extending the period of its scheme for monitoring and potentially limiting exports of COVID – 19 vaccines from the bloc, a European Commission spokesperson told Reuters on Monday. If not prolonged, the scheme would expire this week. It is unclear whether the 27 EU states will support the … More EU Commission Proposes Extending Vaccine – Control Scheme

Romania Starts Administering Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Bucharest / Romania – Receiving the third dose of COVID – 19 vaccine is possible in Romania beginning Tuesday, September 28. Booster shots are offered to those who received the second dose at least six month ago. Only mRNA vaccines (Pfizer & BioNTech or Moderna) will be used for the third dose, including for those … More Romania Starts Administering Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

US FDA Grants Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Full Approval

Washington / US – – The US  Foods and Drug Administration on Monday fully approved Pfizer’s COVID – 19 vaccine, a move expected to trigger a new wave of vaccine mandates as the delta variant batters the country. ‘The FDA’s approval of this vaccine is a milestone as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic’, … More US FDA Grants Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Full Approval

Saudi Arabia Approves Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines For Ages 12 And Above

Riyadh/Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia has approved the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for young adults between the ages of 12 and 17, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Sunday. The approval to authorize the vaccine for the age group came after the vaccine company submitted a request to the Kingdom’s Food and Drug Authority, according … More Saudi Arabia Approves Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines For Ages 12 And Above