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Coronavirus UK: Britain starts to ration Pfizer’s Covid vaccine ahead of supply dip

Why HAS Britain started to ration Pfizer’s Covid vaccine? Jab was used for just 200,000 new patients out of 2.2million in the first week of March as AstraZeneca’s jab takes over EXCLUSIVE: Pfizer jab used for only 9% of first doses in first week of March This was a drop from it accounting for three… Read More »

FDA authorizes J&J’s 1-shot coronavirus vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday gave emergency authorization to a coronavirus vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson, making a third shot available at a critical moment for U.S. efforts to control COVID-19. J&J’s vaccine, which requires one dose rather than two and can be stored at refrigerator temperatures, will provide much-needed reinforcements as… Read More »

Hong Kong biotech firm says its 30-minute coronavirus tests are ‘comparable’ to the ‘gold standard’

SINGAPORE — Fast and accurate coronavirus tests have become a reality, according to genetic testing firm Prenetics. The Hong Kong-based company last week told CNBC that the accuracy of its rapid coronavirus tests is comparable to the “gold standard” of PCR testing. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests have been widely used to detect coronavirus infections… Read More »