The risk of illness from Covid-19 dropped 95.8% among people who received both shots of Pfizer’s vaccine, Israel’s Health Ministry said on Feb. 20.
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut urged their residents to not travel between the three states as the U.S. Northeast sees a rise in Covid-19 cases, while California said major theme parks including Disneyland would not be opening anytime soon.
Nearly 300,000 more people have died in the United States in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic than expected based on historical trends, with about two-thirds of the deaths due to Covid-19 illnesses, according to a report.
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With an increased need for the development of vaccines for various illnesses, Pfizer responded with the launch of the company’s Vaccines Division’s Centers of Excellence Network.
Illinois-based AbbVie donated $100 million to Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC).