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Oxford Covid-19 vaccine shows 70% efficacy in phase 2/3 trials

Oxford University’s AstraZeneca vaccine candidate, AZD1222, against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has shown 70% efficacy on average, according to the newly published data of phase 2/3 clinical trials held in the United Kingdom and Brazil, the company announced on Monday. In effect, the results mean that of all the people who get vaccinated, about 70% will […]

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When will Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine be ready to ship?

Pfizer will apply for FDA approval after announcing vaccine’s 95% percent effectiveness Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel with Pfizer vaccine analysis and his take on when emergency authorization will likely take place. Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Friday that they were submitting an emergency use authorization request to the FDA for its coronavirus […]

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Infamous Maine coronavirus superspreader wedding highlights why large gatherings should be avoided, CDC says

Moderna coronavirus vaccine trial volunteer shares experience Moderna COVID-19 vaccine volunteer, Jack Morningstar, shares trial experience, urges others to take on ‘Fox & Friends.’ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to advise against large gatherings as coronavirus cases rise throughout the country, and it recently highlighted a notorious superspreader wedding reception in Maine as one example.  The reception, […]

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Dose of coronavirus, timing matters for infection

(HealthDay)—How likely you are to become infected with coronavirus can depend on how much virus you inhale, where those particles land in your respiratory tract, and even the weather, researchers report. Researchers from many institutions are working on a National Science Foundation-funded project to develop a mask with a reusable respirator that captures and kills […]