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Pfizer-BioNTech report high efficacy of COVID boosters in study

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Companies say phase III trial data show booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine was 95.6 percent effective against the disease.
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Pfizer Says Its Booster Shot Shows 95.6% Efficacy Against Covid-19

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The preliminary result comes from the first large clinical trial on Covid-19 booster shots conducted when the delta variant was the prevalent strain.
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Sputnik Light is universal booster shot for Covid-19 vaccines, developer says following FDA's approval of mix & match approach

Sputnik Light is universal booster shot for Covid-19 vaccines, developer says following FDA's approval of mix & match approach

1 month ago   |   By RT

Russia's one-shot Sputnik Light vaccine has been announced as safe to combine with the world's anti-coronavirus jabs, including mRNA-method shots. It is promised to offer higher efficacy against the Delta variant in particular.
The so-called ‘vaccine cocktail' approach is “ one of the best solutions against the pandemic ,” the Russian Direct Investment Fund , which is behind the world's first registered Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, has said. The RDIF is Russia's sovereign wealth fund. It says the mix-and-match method not only strengthens immune response, but also increases vaccine efficacy...
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Pfizer says its booster shot has 95.6% efficacy against COVID-19 amid the Delta variant

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A health worker administers a dose of the Pfizer vaccine in Jerusalem.
Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images
Pfizer said its booster shot had 95.6% efficacy against COVID-19 caused by the Delta variant.
The results were from its first large trial, of more than 10,000 people aged 16 and older.
The study hasn't yet been published or formally scrutinized by other experts.
Fully vaccinated people who received a booster dose of Pfizer's shot in a large trial were at much lower risk of catching COVID-19, the company said Monday. This group was at a 95.6% lower risk of catching COVID-19 than fully...
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