Pfizer Covid Vaccine Efficiency For Kids Aged 5 To 11 Is Revealed

Pfizer Covid Vaccine Efficiency For Kids Aged 5 To 11 Is Revealed
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Amidst massive geopolitical tensions, news regarding the covid efficiency comes out.

New study revealing covid vaccine efficiency for kids is out 

It’s been just reported that Pfizer and BioNTech’s two-dose Covid vaccine provided very little protection for children aged 5 to 11 during the wave of omicron infection in New York, according to a study that has been published Monday.

“The New York State Department of Health found that the effectiveness of Pfizer’s vaccine against Covid infection plummeted from 68% to 12% for kids in that age group during the omicron surge from Dec. 13 through Jan 24. Protection against hospitalization dropped from 100% to 48% during the same period.”

The study has not yet undergone peer review which is the academic gold standard.

“Given rapid loss of protection against infections, these results highlight the continued importance of layered protections, including mask wearing, for children to prevent infection and transmission.”

This is what the public health officials wrote in the study.

Covid 19 symptoms that are worrying experts 

As you probably know by now, the covid 19 pandemic is getting closer to its end. But it seems that there are still some symptoms that worry doctors even today. Check out the latest reports about the symptomatology of the disease below.

Deseret News reveals that the coronavirus pandemic is slowing down at the moment as coronavirus cases continue to drop across the world.

On the other hand, it’s important to note the fact that doctors are still expressing concern over another type of covid symptoms — long covid.

The online publication reminds readers that covid survivors across the world are feeling long-term side effects from their coronavirus infection, which has been deemed “long covid.”

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Check out what they are saying:

“Many people with mild symptoms recover fully from COVID-19 after a few weeks, especially those who are vaccinated.”

Stay tuned for more news. 


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Rada Mateescu

Passionate about subjects from the science and health-related areas, Rada has been blogging for about ten years and at Health Thoroughfare, she's covering the latest news on these niches.

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