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Pfizer vaccine efficacy drops in Israel as delta variant spreads

Pfizer vaccine efficacy drops in Israel amid rapid spread of Indian variant… but No10 insists two doses are still highly effective Health Ministry figures showed the jab blocked infections in 64 per cent of cases But before the Indian variant emerged it stopped disease in 94 per cent of cases Israeli officials said symptoms were… Read More »

Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields “amazing” results in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Share on PinterestDelivering the TB vaccine intravenously rather than intradermally may prove significantly more effective. Globally, TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause of… Read More »