• The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine is 85% effective, Israeli study finds

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Sheba's research suggests an 85% reduction in symptomatic COVID-19 within 15 to 28 days.
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    The first dose of Pfizer and BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine is 85% effective, Reuters reported.
    The UK government has already prioritized the first dose scheme over the two-shot scheme.
    The European Medicines Agency and the FDA are against delaying the second vaccine dose, however.
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    The first dose of Pfizer and BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine is 85% effective at preventing COVID-19, researchers in Israel found, according to a...
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  • Covid-19 Was Spreading in China Before First Confirmed Cases, Fresh Evidence Suggests

    Covid-19 Was Spreading in China Before First Confirmed Cases, Fresh Evidence Suggests

    9 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    New evidence from China is affirming what epidemiologists have long suspected: The coronavirus likely began spreading unnoticed around the Wuhan area in November 2019, before it exploded in multiple different locations throughout the city in December. Chinese authorities have identified 174 confirmed Covid-19 cases around the city from December 2019, said World Health Organization researchers, enough to suggest there were many more mild, asymptomatic or otherwise undetected cases than previously thought. Many of the 174 cases had no known connection to the market that was initially...
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