• United Kingdom Begins Vaccinating Citizens

    (CNN) — The United Kingdom has become the world’s first nation to begin vaccinating its citizens with a fully vetted and authorized Covid-19 shot, a landmark moment in the coronavirus pandemic. The first Briton to get the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine — 90-year-old Margaret Keenan — received the first of two doses at 6:31 a.m. local time on Tuesday at University Hospital […]

  • Eisenhower Medical Center prepares for COVID-19 vaccine

      As the coronavirus death toll continues to climb nationally, medical experts celebrate the progress of two vaccine candidates. “Having both of these vaccines is a light at the end of the tunnel,” said Dr. Michael Osterholm, an epidemiologist at the University of Minnesota. Alongside Pfizer, Moderna is also on the brink of receiving authorization […]

  • Moderna applies for FDA authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine

    (CNN) — Pharmaceutical company Moderna applied on Monday to the US Food and Drug Administration for authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine. The company asked the FDA to review an expanded data set showing the vaccine is 94.1% effective at preventing Covid-19 and 100% effective at preventing severe cases of the disease. “This is striking,” said […]

  • COVID Vaccine Step Closer to Being Approved Even More Effective

    The COVID is a step closer to becoming available to the public. Pfizer and Biontech  announced Wednesday they will be filing for Emergency Use Authorization, or EUA, with the Federal Drug Administration on Friday. The companies say Phase 3 data in their vaccine trials show it’s 95 percent effective in protecting a person against infection, […]

  • Pfizer’s CEO sold $5.6 million in stock the day he announced promising vaccine news

    (CNN) — Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla filed to sell millions of dollars of his company’s stock Monday — the day the pharmaceutical giant announced positive data about its coronavirus vaccine. The company’s shares soared after Pfizer and European drug company BioNTech said early data suggests the vaccine could be more than 90% effective. The transaction was […]

  • COVID Vaccine Breakthrough Gives Hope Amid Surge

    “It is a great day for science, it is a great day for humanity,” Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, announced Monday early data shows the pharmaceutical company’s COVID-19 vaccine is nearly 100 percent effective, ” … ninety percent is a game changer.” Forty four thousand people participated in the two month long clinical trials, requiring two […]

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