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-J&J also updates on phase 3 1-shot #covid19 vaccine results, noting "somewhat lower vaccine efficacy against severe/critical disease caused by variants " - 93% against reference strain, 72% overall. J&J says analysis included countries with high lambda & gamma in circulation (3/)
Pfizer puts out statement in response to numerous states saying they’ve been told their allotments of #covid19 vaccine have been reduced, & as FL cited Pfizer production issues as reason - noting no issues and millions of doses in warehouse they haven’t received instructions for.
Pfizer CFO on timeline for #covid19 vaccine for kids, today at Morgan Stanley conf: -results in kids 5-11 by end of Sept, filing for EUA early Oct -filing for EUA for kids 6 months - 5 years about a month later, early Nov (clarity on timeline for younger kids is new) (1/2)
Fauci: I’m not entirely sure what president was referring to, but believe it was a report of hydroxychloroquine and azythromicin. Many of the things you hear out there are anecdotal reports. They may be true - but the only way to know is randomized trials #COVID19