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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine efficacy drops to 84% after 6 months, preprint study suggests

A new study involving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine suggests the jab’s efficacy drops to around 84% about six months after the second dose. The study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed and was published on medRxiv, was supported by Pfizer and BioNTech, concluding that despite “a gradually declining trend in vaccine efficacy,” it still was… Read More »

Bangladesh re-enters its ‘strictest’ coronavirus lockdown yet after Eid break

Along with the police and other security forces, the army will be back on the streets to ensure no one breaches the stay-at-home guidance without an emergency reason from 6am to Aug 5 midnight. There were speculations that the government would defer the lockdown, but State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain on Thursday confirmed… Read More »

Pfizer halts global Chantix distribution after testing flags impurities

Smokers looking for Pfizer’s cessation med Chantix may have a tough time finding the drug as the pharma giant has halted global distribution on impurity concerns. After finding unacceptable levels of potential carcinogens called nitrosamines in certain Chantix lots, Pfizer has halted worldwide distribution of the popular smoking cessation medicine.  A spokesman said the company believes the… Read More »