New Booster Shot Targets Covid Variants More Effectively, Pfizer Says

WASHINGTON — A new study by Pfizer and BioNTech suggests that their updated coronavirus booster is better than its predecessor at increasing the antibody levels of people over age 55…

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla tests positive for Covid-19 again

CNN  —  Albert Bourla, CEO of drugmaker Pfizer, has tested positive for Covid-19 and is “feeling well,” he said in a tweet Saturday. Bourla said he does not have any…

Pfizer, Moderna seek authorization for updated Covid-19 boosters for younger children

CNN  —  Younger children could soon be eligible to receive an updated Covid-19 booster shot. Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday said they completed their submission to the US Food and…

FDA authorizes Pfizer and Moderna’s updated Covid-19 boosters

Both are bivalent vaccines that combine the companies’ original vaccine with one that targets the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron sublineages. Pfizer’s updated vaccine is a 30-microgram dose authorized for people…

Moderna files patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech over mRNA Covid-19 vaccines

“Moderna believes that Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty infringes patents Moderna filed between 2010 and 2016 covering Moderna’s foundational mRNA technology. This groundbreaking technology was critical to the development…

Pfizer and BioNTech seek FDA authorization for updated Covid-19 booster

This updated formulation will combine the original vaccine with one that targets Omicron sublineages BA.4 and BA.5, and would be administered as a 30 microgram dose. The companies say they…

Pfizer and BioNTech say updated Covid-19 boosters show increased immune response against Omicron variant

The companies tested a vaccine that targets Omicron BA.1 subvariant and bivalent booster — which targets two strains — that includes the current Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine and a vaccine candidate…

How are the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for young children different?

They both use an mRNA platform and both are considered safe and well tolerated. Pediatricians CNN spoke with around the country suggest either is a good option. “I think they’re…

Pfizer Vaccine Effective in Children Under 5, the F.D.A. Says

The Food and Drug Administration said on Sunday that three doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine appeared to be effective in preventing Covid illness in children under 5, judging by…

Pfizer vaccine: Three-dose Covid-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in young children, Pfizer and BioNTech say

CNN  —  Three child-size doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine appeared to be safe and showed a strong immune response in children ages 6 months to 5 years, the companies…