• Pfizer Vax OK at Higher Temps; Nerd Immunity; 'Pathogen Porn'

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

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    Pfizer, data in hand, persuaded the FDA to allow shipping and storage of its COVID vaccine at standard freezer temperatures for up to 2 weeks.
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  • Single dose of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine can reduce asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections

    Single dose of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine can reduce asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    New data from Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge suggests that a single dose of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine can reduce by four-fold the number of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections.
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  • Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 Vaccine is 94% Effective

    Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 Vaccine is 94% Effective

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine showed 94 percent efficacy. Vaccine effectiveness after the second dose was 94% for symptomatic Covid-19, 92% for documented infection, 87% for hospitalization and 92% for severe Covid-19.
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  • FDA: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Doesn't Need Ultra-Cold Freezer Storage

    1 month ago - By Time

    When Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine became the first authorized for use in the U.S., the good news came with a catch: the vaccine, the first of its kind using a new mRNA-based technology, needs to be stored at ultra-cold temperatures until thawing just before being injected into people's arms.
    State health centers, hospitals and other potential vaccination sites scrambled to acquire special freezers that could reach these deep-freeze temperatures, and Pfizer developed a special shipping container that could keep doses appropriately chilled for up to a month as long as the container was...
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