Pfizer to file FDA coronavirus vaccine emergency approval Friday
Pfizer to file FDA coronavirus vaccine emergency approval Friday
Regulators dreaded by pharma companies for their zero tolerance and harsh crackdowns have been mum on COVID vaccine developers bombastic claims
20 November, 2020, 16:12
The vaccine's efficacy was found to be consistent across different ages and ethnicities - a promising sign given the disease has disproportionately hurt the elderly and certain groups including Black people.
According to the proposers, the United States medical authorities can use an accelerated procedure because of an emergency situation.
"I am confident that if everything goes well, and we have a very organized vaccine supply, that we could have a normal summer and winter 2021", Şahin said.
The Union health ministry had also said on Tuesday that the cold-chain requirements of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine posed a big challenge to India's mass-vaccination campaign, but the government is examining all possibilities for its procurement. Experts said it was a significant achievement in the race to end the pandemic.
Pfizer and BioNTech are now in Phase 3 trials on the vaccine as is fellow pharmaceutical giant, Moderna.
US COVID-19 vaccine programme head Moncef Slaoui said there will not be any constraints on who gets what vaccine.
That could mean an emergency green light in time for the new year, Şahin said.
"The federal government has a contract with both of these companies, both Pfizer and Moderna, to receive vaccine here in Canada, and what we are planning for is early in the next year, in the new year, to be able to start distributing that vaccine".
An FDA advisory committee tentatively plans to meet on December 8-10 to discuss the vaccine, a source familiar with the situation said, though the dates could change. The FDA did not respond to requests for comment.
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The new data showed the vaccine was generally well tolerated, with most side-effects short-lived and either mild or moderate. This equates to a 95 percent efficacy rate.
The news was especially welcome with the virus again running rampant around the world, setting records for new infections and hospitalizations nearly daily.
In older adults, who are most at risk from the virus and have weaker immune systems, the vaccine worked as well as it did in younger people. As reported by USA Today, a report released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association found the number of US infants, children and teens diagnosed with COVID-19 has surpassed 1 million.
Similarly, on NSE, shares of Pfizer Ltd rose by 3.85% to ₹ 5,096.20.
"The companies will be ready to distribute the vaccine candidate within hours after authorization", their statement said.
While some groups such as healthcare workers will be prioritized in the United States and Britain for vaccinations, it will be months before large-scale rollouts begin in either country. In regular freezers they can be stored for only five days.
According to Bloomberg News, both vaccines rely on a technology called messenger RNA, which, until now, has never been used to build an approved vaccine.
Moderna reported more Grade 3 side effects. Final results and safety data are expected in the coming days or weeks. Johnson & Johnson said it is on track to deliver data this year.
Virus specialists, including Anthony Fauci, the leading infectious disease doctor in the USA, predicted in early 2020 that it would take between one year and 18 months to develop a vaccine to cope with contagion. The Pfizer and BionTech vaccine went into tests shortly thereafter.
It's taken them a long time to get this movie to the big screen, but it looks like it's finally coming (if COVID-19 will let it). Chaos Walking also features Mads Mikkelsen , Cynthia Erivo , Nick Jonas , David Oyelowo , Demián Bichir and Kurt Sutter .
Japan recorded its highest daily number of COVID-19 cases on Thursday - 2,259 new infections , according to broadcaster TBS. When the campaign began, in late July, Tokyo was excluded as it was in the midst of a sharp uptick in new infections .
According to the Africa Wildlife Foundation , about 40% of the giraffe population has disappeared in the last 30 years. Rangers will be able to monitor the giraffe's movements in the conservancy located in Garissa County, eastern Kenya.
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The app's peer-to-peer payments are intuitive and conversational, packing a host of features into a remarkably simple interface. Among the additional banks are Bank Mobile, BBVA USA , BMO Harris, Coastal Community Bank, First Independence Bank and SEFCU.
Members also asked Twitter to explain what action was taken against those responsible for the wrong use of the map. She added the social media platform has apologized for "hurting sentiments" of Indians.
The photograph, which was taken by Chris Jackson from Getty Images, also shows a pile of anniversary cards sent by well-wishers. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip shared a new photograph on Thursday to celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary.
In this case, Wayne reportedly did not use the gun in the commission of a forcible felony like firing it or brandishing it. He is barred by U.S. law from owning a gun, due to having a previous decade-old firearms conviction.
Chelsea could also be without Thiago Silva who is only expected to return to England from global duty with Brazil on Thursday.
COVID-19 cases in Calgary as of November 12
Alberta has confirmed 773 new cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths within the province. There are 268 people in hospital, up four from Monday, and 57 people are in intensive care.
Joe Biden Wins Georgia
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Honda Civic Debuted on Twitch With a Host of Upgrades
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Nadal outlasts Tsitsipas to make ATP Finals last 4_china
Although a double fault caused him to lose the second set, he was tough enough to see off a rushing Tsitsipas in the deciding set. Tsitsipas was again under pressure in his next service game and this time he cracked, double-faulting on break point.