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AstraZeneca, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines effective against variants, Oxford University study shows

Fox News Flash top headlines for March 18 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A coronavirus variant first detected in Brazil poses less of a threat to vaccines developed by AstraZeneca and Pfizer than researchers first worried, according to new findings announced Thursday by Oxford University. “The results suggest that P1 [the […]

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Effective anxiety therapy changes personality

Previous research from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has shown that people with anxiety disorders can benefit from two types of therapy. But in a new NTNU study, the same patients also exhibited major changes on a scientific personality test. The treatment resulted in patients scoring lower on the neuroticism personality trait, […]

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 94% effective in real-world conditions: study

New coronavirus variant discovered in tri-state area Officials say new strand could be more resistant to COVID-19 vaccines. Reaction from Fox News medical contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat. A coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech showed to drop symptomatic COVID-19 by 94%, per new research out of Israel. The peer-reviewed results offer a first look at effectiveness […]

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AstraZeneca vaccine less effective against S.African strain: study

The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine fails to prevent mild and moderate cases of the South African coronavirus strain, researchers said Sunday. The University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, which conducted the trial, said in a statement that the vaccine “provides minimal protection against mild-moderate COVID-19 infection” from the variant. But in a full paper due to be published on […]