The American company Pfizer and the German BioNTech announced that their vaccine against COVID-19 is 91.3% effective for at least six months after the second dose of the drug.
“Pfizer and BioNTech today announced updated results of an analysis of 927 confirmed symptoms of COVID-19, which were monitored in a key third phase of the study,” according to a press release issued by Pfizer.
The document notes that the vaccine has also been shown to be 100% effective against the South African strain of coronavirus.
“These data confirm the efficacy and safety of our vaccine and allow us to apply to the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) for a biological license,” said Pfizer chief Albert Burla.
The analysis of the third phase of clinical trials of the drug was conducted in accordance with the FDA recommendations for all companies that study coronavirus vaccines to study safety and efficacy issues. The analysis is based on the results of tests involving 46,300 people. For six months after the second dose, people did not experience any safety concerns with the vaccine. The day before, the companies reported that their vaccine had shown 100% effectiveness in preventing infection in adolescents aged 12-15 years. BioNTech added that the companies are also conducting clinical trials of the vaccine among children aged 6 months to 11 years. Last week, the vaccines began to be tested on a group of children aged 5 to 11 years. Testing of the drug in children 2-5 years is scheduled to begin next week.
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In order to present existing opportunities and draw attention of the international business community, UkraineInvest organizes an international forum with the participation of leading business representatives and expert environment of Ukraine and the world. The need to rebuild Ukraine creates a variety of attractive investment projects aimed at contributing to shaping a new economy of […]
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The Deposit Guarantee Fund of individuals introduced a temporary administration in “Fidobank”. It is reported by the press service of the Fund. The decision was made on the base of the decision of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on May 20 to classify “Fidobank” to the category of the insolvent. Earlier, “Fidobank” reported about […]Next
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Shares continue to fall in the Chinese stock market. Two major Chinese exchanges experienced a sharp decline in prices. One reason for this is the fact of fraud in the local exchange market. It will be recalled that, that the employees of the two major Chinese exchanges in the summer of 2015 are under investigation. […]Next
The British medical regulator is considering restricting the use of the coronavirus vaccine by the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca and Oxford University among young people due to concerns about the formation of blood clots. This was reported on Tuesday by The Times. A similar decision could be made, according to her, the Agency for the Control […]Next
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The Danish company will combine its assets in Ukraine and Russia. It is reported by “ProAgro”. Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMC) gave the permission for the merger of Ukraine-Agro A / S and the Russian Pig Meat A / S (both – Holstebro, the Kingdom of Denmark). According to the resolution of the Antimonopoly Committee, […]Next
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