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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Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrak denied his deputy Anna Yurchenko’s statement about toll roads in Ukraine. The day before, she said that six such roads are planned to be built in Ukraine and called the estimated cost of travel on them. “I will explain why this information is not true, and what is really happening,” Kubrak […]
The car manufacturer McLaren has introduced a new sports convertible McLaren 765LT Spider. The sports car is equipped with a 4-liter twin V-8 turbo engine with 755 horsepower and 590 Nm of torque. The car accelerates to 96 km / h in 2.7 seconds. The maximum speed reaches 280 km / h. It is reported […]
The profits of the American technology companies Apple, Microsoft and Alphabet increased significantly in the second quarter of 2021. This was reported by the BBC. It is noted that Apple’s profits have increased to 21.7 billion US dollars over the past three months amid an increase in purchases of 5G iPhone. Microsoft generated $ 16.5 […]
Another plant of the German carmaker BMW has been suspended. Next week, the company’s plant in Regensburg will be temporarily closed due to a shortage of semiconductor microchips, a BMW representative told the industry publication Automobilwoche. The plant will be shut down completely throughout the week. After that, a summer break will begin at the […]
AirlineRatings.com named Qatar Airways the airline of the year. As reported on Tuesday, July 27, the rating of Top Airlines in the World takes into account flight safety, on-board service, passenger comfort and flight routes, as well as the response of airlines to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Qatar Airways was recognized as the best airline […]
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The State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine plans to expand the list of export products sold in China, and to enter the Chinese soybean market, says the “UkrAgroConsult”. It is reported that this is a promising direction because of no quotas, the quality of Ukrainian soybeans, namely, the statutory bar for GMO content and […]Next
In Ukraine, land belongs to citizens only within the limits allowed not by the law but the authorities, and the problem of ownership is inherited from the totalitarian times. By the way, the moratorium on selling land operates in Venezuela, Congo, Tajikistan, North Korea, and Cuba, in addition to our country… Law and Practice Neither the Verkhovna Rada nor the Constitutional […]Next
Ford on Wednesday officially unveiled the all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup, which could become the new most popular pickup in the United States, given Americans’ love for Ford F-Series cars. President Joe Biden drove an F-150 Lightning during his visit to the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center, a new high-tech plant in Dearborn, Michigan. The company’s […]Next
Purchase and sale of an asset or share of the equity are generally associated with the participation of the foreign investor.Whether is it? Practically all agricultural companies in the market of Ukraine are financed from the external market. The name of each company speaks for itself: foreign abbreviations at the end. All this information you […]Next
Net profit of the American company Intel, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of computer components, in the first nine months of 2020, which ended on September 26, rose from 6.3% to $ 15.042 billion, according to the company press release. Adjusted earnings per share for the reporting period were $ 3.52 against $ 3.14 […]Next
AirBaltic will launch a direct flight from Vilnius to Kyiv on October 6. The presented schedule shows that flights will be performed three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays to Boryspil Airport. Herewith departures from Vilnius are scheduled for 6:55, return from Kiev – at 09:10. Travel time will be 1:00 20 minutes. […]Next
The Ukrainian insurance company TAS Group, belonging to Sergey Tigipko,has absorbed the Netherlands private joint-stock company Aegon Life Ukraine which management made the decision to abandon the Ukrainian market. For shareholders of Aegon Life Ukraine 2015, it has ended with the net loss in the amount of 3,6 million hryvnias. Total receivables of insurers from […]Next
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LDaily prepared the short overview of latest news in the sphere of business and finance for last week for the readers. If you missed something, it would a good opportunity to correct it. 1. Yaroslav Gregirchak: «Ukraine has to look as a competitive option for investment in the “supermarket” of national jurisdiction» A shoppy talk […]Next
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