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Pfizer is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, saying Thursday that another shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity and maybe help ward off the latest worrisome coronavirus mutant.Pfizer is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, saying Thursday that another shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity and maybe help ward off the latest worrisome coronavirus mutant.

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The updated version of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine targets "the full spike protein of the Delta variant," the companies said in a statement. The updated version of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine targets "the full spike protein of the Delta variant," the companies said in a statement.

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Pfizer Inc plans to ask U.S. regulators to authorize a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine within the next month, the drugmaker's top scientist said on Thursday, based on evidence of greater risk of reinfection six months after inoculation and the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.Pfizer Inc plans to ask U.S. regulators to authorize a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine within the next month, the drugmaker's top scientist said on Thursday, based on evidence of greater risk of reinfection six months after inoculation and the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.

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The delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been found to be far more infectious than the original corThe delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been found to be far more infectious than the original cor/> PolitiFact | Data showing lower death rate for coronavirus delta variant doesn’t mean it’s less dangerous

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Run, do not walk, to get your shot, if you haven’t been vaccinated already.Run, do not walk, to get your shot, if you haven’t been vaccinated already.

Respect the Delta variant, but don’t fear it — unless you’re not vaccinated - The Boston Globe

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Everything you need to know (and more) about the delta variant from UCSF's Monica Gandhi

 'California’s health system is not at risk of being overwhelmed by the delta... 'California’s health system is not at risk of being overwhelmed by the delta...

Opinion: Delta variant panic could cause more harm than good

Although only 163 Delta cases have been identified in the province so far, it poses a threat of triggering a fourth COVID wave in the fall.

Analysis: Quebec to start screening for Delta variant next week | Montreal Gazette

Analysis: Quebec to start screening for Delta variant next week | Montreal Gazette

Cases rise in nearly half of states as low vaccination rates met with more transmissible and severe Delta variantCases rise in nearly half of states as low vaccination rates met with more transmissible and severe Delta variant

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Thursday's roundup covers 4 million covid deaths, variants, long symptoms, vaccinations, cancer fatalities, heat wave, opioids and more.Thursday’s roundup covers 4 million covid deaths, variants, long symptoms, vaccinations, cancer fatalities, heat wave, opioids and more.

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Pfizer Inc. plans to ask U.S. regulators to authorize a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine within the next month, the drugmaker's top scientist said on Thursday, based on evidence of greater risk of reinfection six months after inoculation and the spread of the highly contagious delta variant.Pfizer Inc. plans to ask U.S. regulators to authorize a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine within the next month, the drugmaker's top scientist said on Thursday, based on evidence of greater risk of reinfection six months after inoculation and the spread of the highly contagious delta variant.

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As cases surge in the United States, health experts have raised the alarm that vaccinated individuals may be spreading the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Delta variant. Over half of new infections in the U.S. are now caused by this highly transmissible variant.As cases surge in the United States, health experts have raised the alarm that vaccinated individuals may be spreading the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Delta variant. Over half of new infections in the U.S. are now caused by this highly transmissible variant.

Why is the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant so concerning?

Virtually all deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. are now among people who have not received a coronavirus vaccine. And those deaths are highly concentrated in counties — many of them in the Midwest and Southeast — where vaccination rates are precariously low.Virtually all deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. are now among people who have not received a coronavirus vaccine. And those deaths are highly concentrated in counties — many of them in the Midwest and Southeast — where vaccination rates are precariously low.

'Those deaths were preventable': Unvaccinated parts of country are driving the pandemic now

A UBC expert assesses the risk the Delta variant strain poses to eliminating COVID-19 in Canada in July 2021 due to travel. "You are inviting or potentially bringing new variants," said an expert at UBC.

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Pfizer and BioNTech say they are are also working on a vaccine to specifically target the Delta variant.The two companies also reported that they are developing a Delta variant vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech Report 'Encouraging' Data on Booster Shots | Time

With the Delta variant of Covid-19 becoming the dominant strain in Germany, experts and politicians are urging states to get more creative with vaccines to reach more of the population. With the Delta variant of Covid-19 becoming the dominant strain in Germany, experts and politicians are urging states to get more creative with vaccines to reach more of the population.

Germany urged to 'get more creative' with Covid jab offers as Delta strain spreads - The Local

(Second of a series) Although local experts and health officials say they’re not aware of any indication of the Delta variant of COVID-19, it does not mean that there’s really no transmission. We can be blissfully unaware of its presence, but unless we’re doing sufficient genomic sequencing surveillance, we can’t be that confident. We appreciate their desire to not alarm the public, but preparing for a serious threat such as a Delta variant surge requires some mindset preparation by various […]

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Covid France: What extra measures could help stop Delta fourth wave?

Although vaccines work well against the Delta variant, the level of protection they offer seems to depend largely on whether you've completed your vaccination course.Although vaccines work well against the Delta variant, the level of protection they offer seems to depend largely on whether you've completed your vaccination course.

One Vaccine Dose No Match Against Delta Variant, New Study Suggests

Initial data has shown a third shot can greatly increase immune protection against the virus and its variants.Initial data has shown a third shot can greatly increase immune protection against the virus and its variants.

Pfizer Plans to Seek FDA Nod for a Covid-19 Booster in August

The drugmaker said on Thursday this step is based on evidence of greater risk of reinfection six months after two-dose treatment.The drugmaker said on Thursday this step is based on evidence of greater risk of reinfection six months after two-dose treatment.

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US News: Pfizer is about to seek US authorization for a third dose of its Covid-19 vaccine, saying Thursday that another shot within 12 months could dramatical.US News: Pfizer is about to seek US authorization for a third dose of its Covid-19 vaccine, saying Thursday that another shot within 12 months could dramatical.

Pfizer vaccine: Pfizer to seek OK for third Covid vaccine dose; shots still protect | World News - Times of India

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases reported 985 new infections to bring the total to 3.73 million, a rise of 177 cases compared to the daily increase a week ago. U.S. administers 331.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC The United States has administered 331,651,464 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Wednesday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases reported 985 new infections to bring the total to 3.73 million, a rise of 177 cases compared to the daily increase a week ago. U.S. administers 331.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC The United States has administered 331,651,464 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Wednesday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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As new variants emerge and spread, speculation is increasing about whether we’ll eventually need booster shots to maintain our protection against COVID-19. But many infectious disease specialists say vaccine-induced immunity against severe COVID-19 appears to be strong and long lasting, suggesting we probably won’t need a booster shot anytime soon. As new variants emerge and spread, speculation is increasing about whether we’ll eventually need booster shots to maintain our protection against COVID-19. But many infectious disease specialists say vaccine-induced immunity against severe COVID-19 appears to be strong and long lasting, suggesting we probably won’t need a booster shot anytime soon.

Experts Say We Don't Need COVID-19 Booster Shots Yet

WASHINGTON, July 8 ― Pfizer and BioNTech announced yesterday they would seek regulatory authorisation for a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine. It comes after initial data from an ongoing trial showed a third shot pushed antibody levels five to 10 times higher against the original coronavirus...WASHINGTON, July 8 ― Pfizer and BioNTech announced yesterday they would seek regulatory authorisation for a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine. It comes after initial data from an ongoing trial showed a third shot pushed antibody levels five to 10 times higher against the original coronavirus...

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The findings underscore the effectiveness of vaccines against Delta if uninfected people get two doses, or one dose after infection.The findings underscore the effectiveness of vaccines against Delta if uninfected people get two doses, or one dose after infection.

Study highlights need for full Covid vaccination to protect against Delta

The rise of the Delta variant does seem to be associated with more COVID transmission in schools than what we've seen previously. But kids are much less likely to become severely unwell.The rise of the Delta variant does seem to be associated with more COVID transmission in schools than what we've seen previously. But kids are much less likely to become severely unwell.

Is it more infectious? Is it spreading in schools? This is what we know about the Delta variant and kids

The number of British staff on furlough fell to a new low last month as employers struggled to fill vacancies and consumers appeared to shrug off a new rise in COVID-19 cases, adding to signs of recovery as restrictions are lifted.The number of British staff on furlough fell to a new low last month as employers struggled to fill vacancies and consumers appeared to shrug off a new rise in COVID-19 cases, adding to signs of recovery as restrictions are lifted.

UK employers and consumers unfazed by Delta coronavirus variant | Reuters

New research from China suggests people infected with the delta variant have, on average, about 1,000 times more virus in their respiratory tracts than those infected with the original strain.New research from China suggests people infected with the delta variant have, on average, about 1,000 times more virus in their respiratory tracts than those infected with the original strain.

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Pfizer Inc. and COVID-19 vaccine partner BioNTech said late Thursday they are developing a booster shot specifically targeting the so-called Delta variant of...Pfizer Inc. and COVID-19 vaccine partner BioNTech said late Thursday they are developing a booster shot specifically targeting the so-called Delta variant of...

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Research shows vaccines offer strong protection against the highly contagious delta variant, but studies are underway to determine if and when boosters might be needed.

Pfizer will seek approval for 3rd vaccine dose to boost immunity - Portland Press Herald

The company said data from Israel showing the COVID-19 vaccine losing effectiveness against the Delta variant has prompted its decision. The company said data from Israel showing the COVID-19 vaccine losing effectiveness against the Delta variant has prompted its decision.

Pfizer to Seek OK for COVID Vaccine Booster Targeting Delta

Pfizer and BioNTech say they are developing a Delta-specific vaccine against the strainPfizer and BioNTech say they are developing a Delta-specific vaccine against the strain

COVID-19: Pfizer pushes for 3rd shot as variant drives global outbreaks

The number of people receiving a Covid-19 vaccine will fall next week as supplies decrease, HSE chief Paul Reid has said.The number of people receiving a Covid-19 vaccine will fall next week as supplies decrease, HSE chief Paul Reid has said.

Vaccine roll-out is set to slow down as supplies drop, says HSE chief - Independent.ie

Seeing signs that the effectiveness of its vaccine is fading, Pfizer said Thursday it will ask for approval to distribute a third dose to help fight new coronavirus variants....Company agrees effectiveness of its vaccine is fading as Delta variant surges

Pfizer Wants Approval for Third Shot

Delta now accounts for more than 51% of COVID-19 cases, according to the CDC. The variant is more transmissible and may lead to more severe disease.Delta is much more transmissible and might lead to more severe disease.

Delta is now the dominant coronavirus variant in the US - CNET

Pfizer and BioNTech announced Thursday they would seek authorization for a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine.Pfizer and BioNTech announced Thursday they would seek authorization for a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine.

Pfizer, BioNTech To Seek Authorization For Third Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

A new warning from state health officials as a stubborn strain of the coronavirus causes a spike in hospitalizations. The state is ramping up its vaccination efforts as the Delta Variant sweeps through Louisiana. It's putting more people in the hospital since the state got a hold on COVID-19 earlier this year.A new warning from state health officials as a stubborn strain of the coronavirus causes a spike in hospitalizations. The state is ramping up its vaccination efforts as the Delta Variant sweeps through Louisiana. It's putting more people in the hospital since the state got a hold on COVID-19 earlier this year.

About 100 new patients hospitalized with COVID-19: delta variant increasing case numbers

PFIZER and BioNTech have announced they will develop a Covid-19 booster shot to target the more transmissible Delta variant.PFIZER and BioNTech have announced they will develop a Covid-19 booster shot to target the more transmissible Delta variant.

Delta variant: Pfizer developing booster shot to target more transmissible mutation | UK | News | Express.co.uk

The UK hit a Covid milestone on Thursday, surpassing five million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, as officials reported a new single-day increase of 32,551 infections, along with a further 35 fatalities.The UK hit a Covid milestone on Thursday, surpassing five million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, as officials reported a new single-day increase of 32,551 infections, along with a further 35 fatalities.

UK tops 5 million total Covid cases, as Delta variant continues to spread across country — RT UK News

The Delta coronavirus variant is more contagious than earlier versions of the virus, but fully vaccinated people remain well-protected against illness and death.The Delta coronavirus variant is more contagious than earlier versions of the virus, but fully vaccinated people remain well-protected against illness and death.

COVID: Delta variant now dominant in California, U.S.