A new study may help explain why mRNA vaccines by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna are more effective at preventing hospitalizations and deaths than they are at preventing infection. In another study, preliminary data suggests certain cancer drugs may help protect patients with malignancies from being infected with the new coronavirus.
A booster dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine sharply increased levels of antibodies against the coronavirus, according to interim data from two small, early-stage trials, the company said in a press release on Aug. 25.
Preliminary data from Annovis Bio’s Phase II study of ANVS401 shows significant cognitive improvements in Alzheimer’s patients after only one month of treatment.
Preliminary data from a study conducted at the University of Oxford indicates that the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca is effective against the Brazilian variant P1, a source with knowledge of the study told Reuters on March 5.
U.S. and European regulators could approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine as early as mid-December, the German firm’s chief executive said, following the release of positive trial results.