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In a First for the Continent, Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Produced in South Africa

WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 — The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be produced for the first time in Africa by a South African firm, Pfizer announced Wednesday. The Biovac Institute in Cape Town will produce the vaccine for distribution across Africa, which is in desperate need of more COVID-19 vaccines as cases surge, the Associated Press… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations, study finds A new study looked at two hypothetical scenarios: one in which no COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the U.S. and one in which half as many were given If only half as many doses had been administered, there would have… Read More »

CureVac’s Covid-19 Vaccine Disappoints in Clinical Trial

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases States Falling Behind Vaccine Goals Vaccine Maps Vaccines and Children Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story CureVac’s Covid-19 Vaccine Disappoints in Clinical Trial A preliminary analysis showed that CureVac’s mRNA vaccine had an efficacy of just 47 percent. “This is… Read More »

Atlanta activists protest over global vaccine shortage

Loading the player… “Don’t be greedy, share it with the world.” This was one of the messages community members chanted during a global vaccine access protest in Atlanta. Activists called on the Biden Administration to take more steps to share vaccines worldwide.  “Share the shot!” dozens chanted on Thursday morning outside the Sam Nunn Federal… Read More »