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COVID-19 Vaccination: Is vaccine mix-and-match safe? Do we really need a booster shot? Know what WHO has to say

Amid more infectious Covid-19 variants reported across the globe, scientists are recommending a combination of vaccine which may offer longer immunity and protection against variants. Soumya Swaminathan, the World Health Organization’s chief... Read more »
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EU regulators advocates use of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines for adolescents

After United States and Canada, Europe’s medicines regulator today endorsed the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children who are as young as 12 years of age. The European Medicines Agency’s endorsement... Read more »
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Two Covid vaccine doses needed for protection against variant from India: Report

Both doses of two-dose regimen Covid-19 vaccines are needed to provide strong protection against symptomatic infection from the virus variant first identified in India, according to a Financial Times report based on... Read more »
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BioNTech says vaccine likely to be effective against Indian variant

BioNTech SE said yesterday that the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Pfizer should be roughly as effective against the new coronavirus variant first detected in India as it has been shown to... Read more »
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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines found to be effective against Covid variants, says study

The Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus vaccines appear to protect against Covid variants B.1.617 and B.1.618 first identified in India, researchers have reported in a new pre-print paper, which has not yet been... Read more »
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BioNTech to build mRNA manufacturing site in Singapore

BioNTech said on Monday it plans to set up a regional headquarters and build a new manufacturing site for its vaccines based on Messenger RNA technology (mRNA) in Singapore, in the latest... Read more »
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Pfizer and BioNTech Initiate Rolling Submission of Biologics License Application for U.S. FDA Approval of their COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech SE today announced the initiation of Biologics License Application (BLA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval of their mRNA vaccine to prevent Covid-19 in individuals,... Read more »
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EU to receive 50 mn doses of Pfizer after Denmark bans Astra over clot issue

On Wednesday, the European Union said that it would get 50 million Pfizer vaccine doses earlier than expected after Denmark banned use of AstraZeneca over blood clot links. The news broke out... Read more »

Pfizer vaccine safe for adolescents, reveals data

Pfizer vaccine has shown 100% efficacy in a phase III trial in adolescents aged 12 to 15 years old, Pfizer and BioNTech revealed in their data for their Covid-19 vaccine. The companies... Read more »
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Pfizer and BioNTech launch trials of Kids for COVID-19 Vaccine

The Pfizer and German partner BioNTech SE has started testing their COVID-19 vaccine in children those who are under 12. “The first volunteers in the early -stage trials were given their first... Read more »