(STL.News) U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said on Thursday vaccine developers should push to make billions of their COVID-19 vaccines to ensure access to all parts of the world, instead of focusing on the rich countries.
(STL.News) The US and Europe are in line to get the first doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine after a partnership between Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE delivered dazzling preliminary results in a large patient trial.
(STL.News) Delhi is in a critical situation as coronavirus spread and pollution in the city are on the peak. Delhi witnessed the 6th day of severe pollution after farmers from neighboring cities set fire to their land after harvesting to start agriculture for the next season.
Pfizer and Biontech announce vaccine candidate against COVID-19 achieved success in first interim analysis from Phase 3 Study
Vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 in participants without evidence of prior SARS-CoV-2 infection in the first interim efficacy analysis
Analysis evaluated 94 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in trial participants
Study enrolled 43,538 participants, with 42% having diverse backgrounds, and no serious safety concerns have been observed; Safety and additional efficacy data continue to be collected
Submission for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) planned for soon after the required safety milestone is achieved, which is currently expected to occur in the third week of November
Clinical trial to continue through to final analysis at 164 confirmed cases in order to collect further data and characterize the vaccine candidate’s
(STL.News) The lock-down takes effect at 6:00 a.m. Saturday and runs until November 30. Like a similar lock-down in March, all non-essential retail businesses will be closed and residents will need a permit to go outdoors.