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Pfizer vaccine may be less effective in people with obesity, says study
Healthcare workers with obesity found to produce only about half the antibodies healthy people do

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

28, Feb, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Single Pfizer jab can reduce asymptomatic Covid infections by 75%
Cambridge doctors record sharp fall in infections after 12 days in Covid test analysis on healthcare workers

Ian Sample Science editor

26, Feb, 2021 @11:29 AM

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Australia considers approving Pfizer Covid vaccine for standard cold storage
Therapeutic Goods Administration may follow US in allowing vaccines to be stored at warmer temperatures

Paul Karp

26, Feb, 2021 @4:25 AM

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Number of UK Covid vaccinations falls by a third as vaccine supply dips
Factors at play include high uptake plus stockpiling for second doses, but Matt Hancock promises ‘bumper weeks in March’

Dan Sabbagh and Natalie Grover

23, Feb, 2021 @7:57 PM

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Australia's Covid vaccine rollout: how will it happen and when can you get it?
With this week’s arrival of the first Pfizer doses and TGA approval of the AstraZeneca vaccine, all adults can expect to be offered a jab by October

Matilda Boseley and Michael McGowan

16, Feb, 2021 @6:22 AM

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Pfizer vaccine found to give strong immune response to new Covid variants
Study finds patients have strong T-cell response after one jab, and second boosts antibody response

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

11, Feb, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Japan to discard millions of Pfizer vaccine doses because it has wrong syringes
Japan has secured 144m shots of the vaccine, but it does not have enough of the specialised syringes to be able to draw six shots from each vial

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

10, Feb, 2021 @4:14 AM

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AstraZeneca vaccine: why Australia is forging ahead as South Africa tackles Covid variant
Medical experts say the jab is effective against severe infection, as researchers work to adapt vaccines against variants and experiment with mixing inoculations

Calla Wahlquist

09, Feb, 2021 @7:35 AM

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South Africa scrambles for new Covid strategy after AstraZeneca vaccine blow
Confidence in the government’s handling of the pandemic takes another hit

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

08, Feb, 2021 @2:53 PM

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Cambridge hospital halts jabs with doses to spare
Addenbrooke’s would not ‘risk wasting Pfizer vaccine’ by defrosting it because insufficient workers had signed up for jab

James Tapper

06, Feb, 2021 @9:45 PM

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Concerns raised over queue-jumping as PHE workers given Covid vaccine
Exclusive: decision to offer excess doses to non-priority lab staff a ‘pragmatic solution’

Matthew Weaver

04, Feb, 2021 @2:32 PM

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One Pfizer/BioNTech jab gives '90% immunity' from Covid after 21 days
New analysis runs counter to earlier study which suggested one dose may not give adequate protection

Sarah Boseley

03, Feb, 2021 @9:11 PM

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