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Coronavirus live news: UK chancellor ‘pushes PM to relax holiday rules’; Pfizer and Moderna raise price of Covid jabs for EU, reports say

Latest updates: Rishi Sunak says restrictions ‘out of step’ with international rivals, according to media reports; both vaccine makers raise cost of jabsUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Florida records largest one-day case total since start of pandemicCovid caution dampens heady promise of ‘freedom day’ in EnglandAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation 12.59pm BST Pfi...
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Pfizer and Moderna Raise Prices for Its COVID-19 Vaccines in EU FT

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc has raised the prices of its COVID-19 vaccine in the latest European Union supply contracts, The Financial...
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Australia Covid live update: Queensland braces for more cases on first full day of lockdown; Victoria records four new cases

Queensland authorities expect case numbers and exposure sites to grow today as three million across the state begin their first full day in lockdown; Victoria has recorded four new local cases. Follow all the day’s newsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 12.15am BST Lt Gen John Frewen, who leads the national Covid vaccine taskforce, has been interviewed on Sky News. Sky News’ Andrew Clennell asked F...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Gladys Berejiklian


As Delta spreads, Pfizer and Moderna get set for a booster shot to profits

The firms are already taking the lion’s share of earnings from the market, as this week’s results will showPraised for preventing hundreds of thousands of deaths and allowing a return to more normal life, Covid vaccines will also substantially benefit some pharmaceutical companies.In June, analysts estimated the global market for the vaccines could be worth $70bn (£50bn) this year, but the figure could be even higher as the Delta variant of coronavirus spreads and scientists debate whether peopl...
Tags: Business, Science, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Pfizer, Moderna, Coronavirus


Florida nightlife is going wild and college students refuse to stop the party even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus rips through the state

In Florida, some students are vowing that, even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus surges, the party just won't stop. Robert Daly/Getty Images The state of Florida is saturated with the highly-transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, colleges across the state are preparing to open their doors for the fall semester. Undergrads at schools statewide told Insider that their plans to keep partying aren't slowing down. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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Florida nightlife is going wild and college students are defiant the party won't stop, even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus rips through the state

In Florida, some students are vowing that, even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus surges, the party just won't stop. Robert Daly/Getty Images The state of Florida is saturated with the highly-transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, colleges across the state are preparing to open their doors for the fall semester. Undergrads at schools statewide told Insider that their plans to keep partying aren't slowing down. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, Trends, Delta, Pope, University of Florida, Pfizer, Gainesville, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach County, Tallahassee, Boca Raton, Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, Palm Beach State College, Florida Atlantic University


Gov. Brian Kemp suggested Biden is at fault for Georgia's COVID-19 vaccination rate, which remains one of the lowest in the US

Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia. AP Photo/John Bazemore Gov. Brian Kemp called out Biden for not working harder to push the FDA to fully approve COVID-19 vaccines. The governor pointed to the vaccine emergency authorization to explain some of the hesitation. Kemp was also critical of the CDC's new guidance on mask-wearing among vaccinated people. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia on Thursday attempted to shift blame to President Joe Biden for th...
Tags: Politics, Cdc, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Fda, Associated Press, Pfizer, Biden, The Washington Post, Trump, Food and Drug Administration FDA, Kemp, Centers for Disease Control CDC


CDC document offers more evidence that booster shots could help immunocompromised people in the face of Delta

Elsa Gavina gets the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Lima, Peru on April 26, 2021. Raul Sifuentes/Getty Images Delta will make breakthrough cases more common among immunocompromised people, a CDC document says. The document says mRNA vaccines are far less effective at preventing hospitalizations among people with weakened immune systems. US regulators may eventually recommend booster shots for immunocompromised people. See more stories on Insider's business page. Disease experts have long ...
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The CDC's leaked document is 'largely reassuring' for vaccinated people, says a Brown University public-health expert

Medical staff member Gabriel Cervera Rodriguez raises his fist to celebrate receiving the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, December 21, 2020. Go Nakamura/Getty Images An internal CDC document suggests the Delta variant poses a mounting threat in the US. But Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown School of Public Health, called the document "reassuring." The bottom line, Jha wrote, is that Delta is "really bad," but our vaccines are "really good." See...
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Will Everyone Be Exposed to Covid-19 Eventually? It's Complicated

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance on masking for those fully vaccinated against covid-19, recommending that people living in areas of high transmission once again don masks while inside public spaces. The move came after the CDC obtained new data concerning the Delta…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Cdc, United States, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Immunology, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Biotechnology, Moderna, Vaccine Hesitancy, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Breakthrough Infection


‘Exciting’ ramp-up for Covid jabs

As more vaccines arrive in the country, South Africa could administer 420 000 doses a day The post ‘Exciting’ ramp-up for Covid jabs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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AstraZeneca and Pfizer/BioNTech: Germany Faces Dilemma of What to do with Excess Vaccine

More and more vaccination centers and doctors offices are struggling to use their vaccine supplies before they expire. Now, federal authorities in Germany are desperately looking for storage options and exploring ways to donate doses abroad.
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3 reasons why the stock market could enter risk-on mode in August after a couple choppy months, according to Fundstrat's Tom Lee

Cindy Ord/Getty Images The stock market is primed to enter risk-on mode in August following a sideways summer chop, Fundstrat's Tom Lee said in a note on Friday.Lee pointed to an imminent peak in Delta-variant cases and surging bitcoin prices as reasons to expect upside in stocks next month.These are the 3 reasons stocks are primed to move higher in August, according to Fundstrat.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.After weeks of a sideways "chop" i...
Tags: Florida, Finance, China, US, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, Delta, Stocks, Pfizer, Stock Market, Lee, Cindy, Tom Lee, Matthew Fox, Fundstrat


Coronavirus live news: Kenya bans gatherings as cases rise; Delta variant nearly 95% of cases in Italy

Kenya suspends all in-person meetings and gatherings; variant now dominant in Italy, authorities sayLocked down with cases rising, Sydney wonders how Delta will endThailand bans sharing of news that ‘causes public fear’Israel first country to offer Pfizer booster shots to people over 60Greece sends police to Covid hotspot islands to step up controlsUK coronavirus updates – live 4.19pm BST A top public health official in a St Louis suburb has spoken out after he was targeted by racist abuse a...
Tags: Israel, World news, Ireland, Italy, Delta, Sydney, New Zealand, Kenya, Pfizer, Khan, St Louis, Damian Carrington, Sam Page, Coronavirus, COVID, UK Tasmania


Reckoning with a spike in COVID-19 cases

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and this week in healthcare news:We reckoned with the spike in COVID-19 cases in the US, and what it means for masking and booster shots;Why upstarts offering mental-health treatments are shunning insurance coverage;Find out who's advising some of the hottest digital health startups. If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Tips, comments? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to ...
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Coronavirus live news: Kenya bans gatherings as cases rise; Germany demands tests for sea and land arrivals

Kenya suspends all in-person meetings and public gatherings; German policy means not just people arriving by plane have to have a negative Covid test Locked down with Covid cases rising, Sydney wonders how Delta will endIsrael first country to offer Pfizer booster shots to people over 60Pregnant women urged to get Covid jab amid rise in hospital admissionsGreece sends police to Covid hotspot islands to step up controlsUK coronavirus updates – live 1.05pm BST Kenya’s government has suspended ...
Tags: Germany, India, World news, Delta, Sydney, Kenya, Pfizer, Hyderabad, India Today, Coronavirus, COVID, Mutahi Kagwe, Rama Nageshwar Rao


South Africa has secured enough Covid-19 vaccines to last until the end of the year

Pfizer will deliver 1.5-million doses on Sunday and a further 5.6-million doses by Wednesday and 1.4-million J&J vaccines will arrive by Monday The post South Africa has secured enough Covid-19 vaccines to last until the end of the year appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, Vaccinations, National, Pfizer, Vaccines, Western Cape, Gauteng, Department Of Health, Top Six, Coronavirus, COVID-19, KwaZulu-Natal, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane


Africa CDC prioritises full vaccination over Pfizer booster

The continent’s public health agency said the latest figures showed that 6.5-million cases of Covid-19 had been reported in Africa, out of which some 867 000 people had died The post Africa CDC prioritises full vaccination over Pfizer booster appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Africa, World Health Organization, Pfizer, African Union, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Africa CDC, Covax, Avat, Dr John Nkengasong, African Vaccine Acquisition Taskforce, Dr Matshidiso Moeti


Study reveals cellular basis of antigen-specific response to Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers in the United States have provided important insights into the antigen-specific cellular response and evolving humoral (antibody) response to messenger RNA- (mRNA) based vaccination against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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A Helluva Spot

Yesterday, Albert Bourla, the CEO of Pfizer, went on CNBC to discuss a new study which suggests that the Pfizer vaccine's efficacy drops from about 96% against hospitalization to about 84% after six months. Bourla said that these results match with data emerging out of Israel. “We have seen also data from Israel that there is a waning of immunity and that starts impacting what used to be what was 100% against hospitalization. Now, after the six month period, is becoming low 90s and mid-to-high 8...
Tags: News, Cdc, Israel, Fda, Pfizer, Cnbc, Josh Marshall, Albert Bourla, Bourla, Editors' Blog


Israel to give Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot to older people

Israeli health officials said they'd seen protection against severe illness from Pfizer's vaccine decrease from 97% to 81% over time.
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Israel will roll out a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to older people, citing a drop in protection against severe disease driven by the Delta variant

An Israeli receives a coronavirus vaccine from medical staff at a COVID-19 vaccination center in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Sebastian Scheiner/AP Israel will begin offering booster shots of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine this weekend. The vaccine's protection against severe illness waned over time from 97% to 81%, officials said. With the rise of the Delta variant, many countries are considering booster doses. See more stories on Insider's business page. Israel w...
Tags: UK, New York, Israel, US, Trends, Delta, Pfizer, Tel Aviv Israel, Eric Topol, Andrew Dunn, Sebastian Scheiner, Scripps Research Translational Institute


FDA Reportedly Says It’s Working Quickly To Fully Approve COVID-19 Vaccines

The agency previously said it will finish reviewing Pfizer's application by January.
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FDA Says It’s Working Quickly To Fully Approve Vaccines: Report

The agency previously said it will finish reviewing Pfizer's application by January.
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Israel will offer 3rd COVID booster to older citizens

By Ilan Ben Zion | Associated Press JERUSALEM — Israel’s prime minister on Thursday announced that the country would offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated. The announcement by Naftali Bennett makes Israel the first country to offer a third dose of the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine to its citizens on a wide scale. “I’m announcing this evening the beginning of the campaign to receive the booster vaccine, the third vaccine,” Bennett said in a nationally televised ...
Tags: Politics, News, Israel, Eu, Sport, World news, Soccer, Norway, Pfizer, Naftali Bennett, Bennett, Isaac Herzog, National News, Ilan Ben Zion, Coronavirus


Vaccine, testing rules coming for federal workers; Pfizer vaccine loses effectiveness over time but still protective: COVID-19 updates

Two days after the CDC issued new mask guidance, momentum continued to build for measures to contain the explosion in COVID cases. Latest news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live news: Pakistan to ban air travel for unvaccinated; Israel ‘to offer Pfizer booster shot’

Pakistan to require all public sector staff to get jabbed in raft of draconian measures; Israel to give people a third shot as efficacy wanes, reports sayFrance criticises being left on England’s ‘amber plus’ listOnce a Covid success story, South Korea sweats through summer of Delta surgeFive Cuban generals dead in recent days – is the Covid spike to blame?UK Covid updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.19pm BST Following on from our reports earlier, the Biden administration has an...
Tags: South Korea, England, Supreme Court, Congress, White House, India, Israel, World news, Joe Biden, Pakistan, Morocco, Delta, World Health Organization, Associated Press, Pfizer, Biden


6 vaccinated people who got COVID-19 reveal where they were infected: weddings, summer camps, and a Vegas trip

A woman gets a COVID-19 swab test at the Utah County Health Department in Salt Lake City on November 20, 2020. George Frey/Getty Images Breakthrough cases are becoming more common as the Delta variant spreads across the US. Insider spoke with six people who got COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated. Most people said they were infected at a large event, but one woman got sick after visiting family. See more stories on Insider's business page. It felt like the reward for a year of cautio...
Tags: Science, News, Minneapolis, US, San Francisco, Trends, Missouri, Delta, Philadelphia, Pfizer, Salt Lake City, Vaccine, Las Vegas, Young, White, Johnson & Johnson


AstraZeneca sales of Covid vaccine triple to $1.2bn in first half of 2021

Not-for-profit pledge sees British firm’s sales revenue fall significantly short of US rival PfizerCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAstraZeneca has reported a boost in sales of its Covid-19 vaccine, which tripled to $1.2bn (£900m) in the first half of this year – but remained significantly below the earnings of its US rival Pfizer. revealed it generated $894m from Covid-19 vaccine sales in the three months to the end of June, following $275m in the first three months...
Tags: Health, Business, US, World news, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Oxford University, Coronavirus, COVID


UC Davis Conducting Trial Of Third COVID-19 Vaccine Shot

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