News about the coronavirus vaccines keeps pouring in. Experts in the US have been able to conduct a study that shows the real-world effectiveness of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
There have been a lot of controversies regarding the covid vaccines. They’ve been making headlines all over the world in 2021. It’s true that together with the viable treatments, these can turn out to be the ones that will be able to help us get our normal lives back.
On the other hand, there’s been a lot of controversy around the covid vaccines these days, and these seem to continue. Not too long ago, we revealed that Pfizer has been making headlines lately due to some issues that have been popping up around their vaccine.
Also, we addressed Pfizer’s experimental oral drug that treats Covid-19 at the very first sign that will be available by the end of this year.
New data on Pfizer and Moderna vaccines is released
News Medical Net reveals that Mark Thompson from the CDC COVID-19 Response Team and his colleagues showed that the vaccines were highly effective at “reducing viral load, febrile symptoms, and the duration of illness among individuals who developed breakthrough infections despite having been vaccinated.”
The same online publication noted that the large prospective study of almost 4,000 people found that full vaccination (with two doses) was 91% effective at preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection. More than that, the partial vaccination (with one dose) was 81% effective.
Among the people who became infected, partially or fully vaccinated individuals had a “lower level of viral RNA, a lower risk of developing febrile symptoms and a reduced duration of illness compared with unvaccinated individuals.”
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