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# pfizer - Thursday 24 February, 2022

European Medicines Agency recommends Pfizer booster for children over 12
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

European Medicines Agency recommends Pfizer booster for children over 12

Feb 24th 2022, 5:19 PM 6,387 Views 3 Comments

It also announced that it has recommended the approval of the Spikevax vaccine for children aged between six and 11.

# pfizer - Friday 31 December, 2021

UK approves ‘life-saving’ Pfizer antiviral to help at-risk Covid-19 patients
# Treatment
# Treatment

UK approves ‘life-saving’ Pfizer antiviral to help at-risk Covid-19 patients

Dec 31st 2021, 4:10 PM 26,257 Views 38 Comments

Paxlovid can reduce the risks of being admitted to hospital and death in people with mild to moderate infection.

# pfizer - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Opinion: To solve Covid-19 vaccine inequity Ireland should support the TRIPS waiver
# Waver On Vaccine Patents
# Waver On Vaccine Patents

Opinion: To solve Covid-19 vaccine inequity Ireland should support the TRIPS waiver

Dec 19th 2021, 7:30 AM 17,886 Views 8 Comments

Two legal experts say there is no legal or moral reason why the waver on vaccine patents cannot be encouraged.

# pfizer - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Australia approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11
# Vaccine Approval
# Vaccine Approval

Australia approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11

Dec 5th 2021, 12:40 PM 12,621 Views 23 Comments

“It is about keeping our kids safe, keeping our families safe, keeping all Australians safe,” Australia’s Health Minister said.

# pfizer - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Tánaiste says NIAC could approve Pfizer jab for 5-11 age group in coming days, following EMA approval
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Tánaiste says NIAC could approve Pfizer jab for 5-11 age group in coming days, following EMA approval

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 7:00 PM 43,691 Views 187 Comments
  • The rollout of the vaccine to this age group in Ireland may not happen until next year.
  • The EMA has said a study showed 90.7% efficacy among the age group.
  • The dose recommended is lower than for children aged 12 and older.

# pfizer - Friday 19 November, 2021

US authorises Covid boosters for all over 18s
# Boosters
# Boosters

US authorises Covid boosters for all over 18s

Nov 19th 2021, 3:12 PM 11,638 Views 37 Comments

The booster decision comes as cases are rapidly rising nationally in the US

# pfizer - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Pfizer asks US to authorise pill to treat Covid-19
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Pfizer asks US to authorise pill to treat Covid-19

Nov 16th 2021, 9:53 PM 27,863 Views 53 Comments

The treatment is given over five days.

Debunked: No, an Australian politician didn't resign over bribes from vaccine makers
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, an Australian politician didn't resign over bribes from vaccine makers

Nov 16th 2021, 6:45 AM 10,627 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been doing the rounds on social media in recent weeks.

# pfizer - Friday 5 November, 2021

Pfizer says Covid-19 pill cut risk of hospital admission and death by nearly 90%
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Pfizer says Covid-19 pill cut risk of hospital admission and death by nearly 90%

Nov 5th 2021, 12:04 PM 25,547 Views 98 Comments

The pharmaceutical company said it will ask international regulators to authorise its pill as soon as possible.

# pfizer - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

One in five people worried they missed out on diagnosis or treatment due to Covid-19 pandemic
# Covid Impact
# Covid Impact

One in five people worried they missed out on diagnosis or treatment due to Covid-19 pandemic

Nov 3rd 2021, 8:59 AM 9,488 Views 8 Comments

More than one-in-ten (11%) adults did not seek treatment despite feeling unwell during this period.

US gives final approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine for children aged 5-11
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US gives final approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine for children aged 5-11

Nov 3rd 2021, 6:48 AM 10,243 Views 44 Comments

The dosage has been adjusted to 10mg per injection, compared to 30mg for the older age groups.

# pfizer - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

US regulatory panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US regulatory panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children

Oct 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 8,609 Views 21 Comments

The FDA isn’t bound by the panel’s recommendation and is expected to make its own decision within days.

# pfizer - Friday 22 October, 2021

Pfizer reports Covid-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in children
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Pfizer reports Covid-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in children

Oct 22nd 2021, 8:30 PM 14,333 Views 17 Comments

The information was released as the US considers opening vaccinations to this age group.

# pfizer - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Pfizer jab prevents severe Covid for at least 6 months, US study finds
# Highly Effective
# Highly Effective

Pfizer jab prevents severe Covid for at least 6 months, US study finds

Oct 5th 2021, 6:50 AM 15,481 Views 24 Comments

The results are consistent with preliminary data from US and Israeli health authorities.

# pfizer - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children

Sep 28th 2021, 3:29 PM 7,318 Views 9 Comments

Pfizer and BioNTech are also trialling their vaccine children under the age of five.

# pfizer - Monday 27 September, 2021

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation

Sep 27th 2021, 9:42 PM 12,431 Views 9 Comments

Federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans age 65 or older.

Pfizer starts large trial for anti-Covid pill
# Trials
# Trials

Pfizer starts large trial for anti-Covid pill

Sep 27th 2021, 4:01 PM 35,040 Views 41 Comments

Several companies are working on so-called oral antivirals.

# pfizer - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'

Sep 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 21,624 Views 24 Comments

Martin said we have to ‘up the level of vaccination in less developed regions’.

# pfizer - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

Sep 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 19,429 Views 26 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

# pfizer - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Debunked: The FDA didn't just 'reissue emergency approval' for Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, it granted full approval
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Debunked: The FDA didn't just 'reissue emergency approval' for Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, it granted full approval

Aug 26th 2021, 5:41 PM 20,782 Views 1 Comment

There has been some confusion after an FDA document was misread by some people.

# pfizer - Monday 23 August, 2021

US FDA grants Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine full approval
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

US FDA grants Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine full approval

Aug 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 29,726 Views 33 Comments

The widely-administered vaccine had already been approved under an emergency use authorisation.

# pfizer - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca
# Study
# Study

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca

Aug 19th 2021, 8:23 AM 76,258 Views 53 Comments

Scientists said that the level of protection offered by both vaccines is still quite high.

# pfizer - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Facebook bans Russian firm behind Pfizer and AstraZeneca smear campaign
# Fazze
# Fazze

Facebook bans Russian firm behind Pfizer and AstraZeneca smear campaign

Aug 11th 2021, 9:09 AM 19,255 Views 30 Comments

A network of 65 Facebook accounts and 243 Instagram accounts was traced back to Fazze, an advertising and marketing firm working in Russia.

# pfizer - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week

Aug 10th 2021, 3:34 PM 29,641 Views 33 Comments

Some 320 pharmacies have already been administering Pfizer vaccines.

# pfizer - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Romanian vaccine deal finally completed, 700,000 doses to be delivered next month
# Dose Deal
# Dose Deal

Romanian vaccine deal finally completed, 700,000 doses to be delivered next month

Aug 3rd 2021, 3:34 PM 29,788 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach said the deal was “fantastic news and a welcome boost to our roll-out”.

# pfizer - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout

Jul 28th 2021, 9:58 AM 13,409 Views 97 Comments

This will also extend to those who live with people with underlying conditions.

# pfizer - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context

Jul 17th 2021, 11:00 AM 27,375 Views 0 Comments

An “error” led to around 160 students receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine,.

# pfizer - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre

Jul 15th 2021, 8:59 PM 79,652 Views 59 Comments

Those affected have since been contacted to be re-vaccinated, the HSE said.

# pfizer - Friday 9 July, 2021

Pfizer pushes for third shot as variants drive new global outbreaks
# Third Dose
# Third Dose

Pfizer pushes for third shot as variants drive new global outbreaks

Jul 9th 2021, 6:48 AM 55,248 Views 95 Comments

Delta is the most infectious strain of the virus since the start of the global pandemic in early 2020.

# pfizer - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Pfizer plans to have 16,000 people fully vaccinated by end of July via private scheme
# Rollout Boost
# Rollout Boost

Pfizer plans to have 16,000 people fully vaccinated by end of July via private scheme

Jul 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 58,748 Views 38 Comments

When the data is transferred to the HSE, the percentage of adults who are fully vaccinated will increase by 0.43%.

# pfizer - Friday 2 July, 2021

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?

Jul 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 56,859 Views 44 Comments

This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.

# pfizer - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing
# Comirnaty
# Comirnaty

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:24 AM 33,448 Views 41 Comments

The approval is expected to have “a significant and immediate impact” on the supply of Comirnaty.

# pfizer - Friday 28 May, 2021

EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15

May 28th 2021, 8:11 PM 9,229 Views 6 Comments

The decision needs to be rubber-stamped by the European Commission and individual national regulators.

Pregnant women offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccines after committee recommendation
# Approved
# Approved

Pregnant women offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccines after committee recommendation

May 28th 2021, 1:47 PM 11,794 Views 4 Comments

The HSE said information they had so far showed the Covid-19 vaccines did not have any negative effect on babies in the womb.

# pfizer - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Pfizer's Covid vaccine '88% effective' against Indian variant
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pfizer's Covid vaccine '88% effective' against Indian variant

May 23rd 2021, 7:27 AM 44,159 Views 55 Comments

Both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs have been found to be highly effective against the B1617.2 strain.

# pfizer - Monday 17 May, 2021

Pfizer vaccine can be kept in fridges for up to a month rather than just five days, EU medicines regulator says
# EMA
# EMA

Pfizer vaccine can be kept in fridges for up to a month rather than just five days, EU medicines regulator says

May 17th 2021, 10:15 PM 15,854 Views 11 Comments

The European Medicines Agency said this could improve the flexibility in countries’ vaccine rollout.

# pfizer - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents

May 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 12,615 Views 25 Comments

Doses could be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as Thursday.

# pfizer - Monday 10 May, 2021

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19
# Tuscany
# Tuscany

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19

May 10th 2021, 9:46 PM 69,863 Views 27 Comments

The woman is in a good condition but being monitored in hospital.

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech

May 10th 2021, 2:53 PM 33,729 Views 26 Comments

BioNTech has developed a “comprehensive strategy” to address any variants in the future should they arise.

# pfizer - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus
# Good News
# Good News

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus

May 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,330 Views 11 Comments

Over 70% of the population has received two doses of the vaccine.

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