Sweden and Denmark said on Wednesday they are pausing the use of Moderna's (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine for younger age groups after reports of possible rare cardiovascular side effects. The Swedish health agency said it would pause usi..
Canadian health officials said on Friday data suggests reported cases of rare heart inflammation were relatively higher after Moderna's (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine compared with the Pfizer/BioNTech shots (PFE.N). The data also ind..
The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) called for promoting the mental and physical health of the elderly and ensuring their protection from exposure to diseases and COVID-19 infection by avoiding family gatherings and visits, maintaini..
Sweden's Public Health Agency said on Monday it recommended the use of Pfizer-BioNTech's (PFE.N), Comirnaty vaccine against COVID-19 for children between 12-15, opting against rival Moderna's (MRNA.O) Spikevax. The Europ..
The effectiveness of the Pfizer Inc (PFE.N)/BioNTech SE vaccine in preventing infection by the coronavirus dropped to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to data published on Monday that U.S. health agencies considered when ..
An antiviral pill developed by U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co (MRK.N) could half the chances of dying or being hospitalized for those most at risk of contracting severe COVID-19, with experts hailing it as a potential breakthrough in how the..
The European Union's drug regulator on Friday identified a possible link between rare cases of blood clotting in deep veins with Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccine and recommended the condition be listed as a side-effe..
The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that have yet to be certified by peer review. Remdesivir keeps high-risk patients out of the hospital ..
Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) said on Monday it has started a large study testing its investigational oral antiviral drug for the prevention of COVID-19 infection among those who have been exposed to the virus. The drugmaker and its rivals, includi..
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