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Novavax COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in U.S. trial

12:04pm EDT

(Reuters) -Novavax Inc on Monday said its COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective, including against a variety of concerning variants of the coronavirus in a large, late-stage U.S.-based clinical trial. | Video

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in U.S. trial

6:05am EDT

June 14 Novavax Inc on Monday reported late-stage data from its U.S.-based clinical trial showing its vaccine is more than 90% effective against COVID-19 across a variety of variants of the virus.

G7's billion vaccine plan counts some past pledges, limiting impact

Jun 13 2021

(Reuters) -A G7 plan to donate a billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries will have limited impact because it includes some previous pledges, but it still offers a small lifeline to a global vaccine buying system, according to some experts.

Analysis-G7’s billion vaccine plan counts some past pledges, limiting impact

Jun 13 2021

A G7 plan to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries will have limited impact because it includes some previous pledges, but it still offers a small lifeline to a global vaccine buying system, some experts said.

ANALYSIS-G7’s billion vaccine plan counts some past pledges, limiting impact

Jun 13 2021

June 13 A G7 plan to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries will have limited impact because it includes some previous pledges, but it still offers a small lifeline to a global vaccine buying system, some experts said.

Third member of U.S. FDA advisory panel resigns over Alzheimer's drug approval

Jun 11 2021

A third member of a panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has resigned in protest over the agency's decision to approve Biogen Inc's Alzheimer's disease treatment despite the committee's recommendation against doing so. | Video

U.S. to donate 500 million Pfizer vaccine doses to the world -sources

Jun 09 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Biden administration plans to donate 500 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries over the next two years, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. | Video

White House urges states to seek longer shelf life for J&J shots as millions near expiration

Jun 08 2021

(Reuters) -A top White House official on Tuesday urged state governors to work with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to extend the shelf life of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine as millions of unused doses nationwide near expiration.

Biden outlines plan to quickly share 25 million COVID-19 vaccines with world

Jun 03 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The White House laid out a plan for the United States to share 25 million surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses to the world, with the first shots shipping as soon as Thursday, and said it would ease other countries' access to U.S.-made supplies for vaccine production. | Video

U.S. health agency eases masking guidance for summer camps where all are vaccinated

May 28 2021

The top U.S. health agency on Friday relaxed guidance for mask-wearing at summer camps, saying that camps do not need to require children to wear masks or physically distance if all participants have been fully vaccinated. | Video

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