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Apr 01

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Ongoing trial shows Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine remains highly effective after six months
The ongoing Phase 3 clinical trial of Pfizer/BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine confirms its protection lasts at least six months after the second dose, the companies said Thursday. The trial...
https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/01/health/pfizer-covid-vaccine-efficacy-six-months-bn/index.html
BK Titanji #ILookLikeAScientist @Boghuma - Thu Apr 01
🗞 Release with great💉 news: @pfizer #covid19💉 still highly protective at 6month (91%). 📌Small RCT in 🇿🇦 shows it has good 🛡vs. B.1351 VOC. Only 9 cases of 🤧🤒 #COVID19 in the small 800 individuals. Can this vaccine be accessible to 🇿🇦🇧🇷 ASAP? cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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MJA Editor in Chief @MJA_Editor - Thu Apr 01
Good news. Await the full data. Ongoing trial shows Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine remains highly effective after six months. Also effective against South African variant. cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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Marc Mendelson @SouthAfricanASP - Fri Apr 02
Small numbers [800] so far in 🇿🇦, but #Pfizer vaccine looking good against B.1.351 strain with no cases in vaccinated arm vs 9 in placebo. Overall, duration protection now proven (at least) 6 months and counting ⁦@ShabirMadh⁩ ⁦@FrancoisVenter3⁩ cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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Amesh Adalja @AmeshAA - Thu Apr 01
“In South Africa, where the B.1.351 lineage is prevalent and 800 participants were enrolled, nine cases of COVID-19 were observed, all in the placebo group, indicating vaccine efficacy of 100%” — major news cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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Eric Feigl-Ding @DrEricDing - Thu Apr 01
Good news—6 months results—Pfizer vaccine remains more than 91% effective against disease with any symptoms for six months. And it appeared to be so far good against the worrying #B1351 variant from South Africa in limited data so far. Thread 🧵 #COVID19 cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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Denise Garrett, MD, MSc @dogarrett - Thu Apr 01
SOBRE A VACINA Q O PR RECUSOU Continuação da Fase 3 mostra que 6 meses depois a proteção se mantém, mesmo com novas variantes. - eficácia de 91% contra caso sintomático, incluindo para variante da África do Sul - eficácia de 95,3% contra casos graves cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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Maggie Fox @maggiemfox - Fri Apr 02
"Hopefully the protection might last years, but we won't know until we know," @PeterHotez tells us cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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Maggie Fox @maggiemfox - Thu Apr 01
Pfizer Covid vaccine protects for at least 6 months. This doesn't mean it stops after 6 months, btw. It means AT LEAST and probably longer. cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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Leana Wen, M.D. @DrLeanaWen - Thu Apr 01
Great news from Pfizer this morning! Their #covid19 #vaccine is efficacious for at least 6 months. Appears to work very well against B.1.351 variant (strain dominant in South Africa). google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.…
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Eric Topol @EricTopol - Thu Apr 01
New: 6 months follow-up of Pfizer vaccine trial in 46,000 participants 927 Infections: 850 placebo, 77 vaccine, 91% efficacy 22 severe infections: 21 placebo, 1 vaccine, 95% efficacy cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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Florian Krammer @florian_krammer - Thu Apr 01
Some good news: cnn.com/2021/04/01/hea…
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