Moderna said its Covid-19 vaccine is 96% effective in kids ages 12 to 17, according to early data released with the company's first-quarter earnings Thursday.
In the vaccine registry, about 13% of pregnant women reported miscarriages, less than 1% stillbirths, 9%premature births and 2% birth defects - on par with historical data on unvaccinated women.
Studies have demonstrated Covaxin's potential effectiveness against coronavirus strains first seen in Brazil, the UK, and India.
Doses given were down about 16% from a statewide peak of nearly 400,000 a week, a number recorded two days before officials sought a halt to J&J shots.
The shots also stop a vaccinated person developing infection to start with, reducing the risk by around 60% to 65% from four weeks after one dose of either vaccine.
Data from the ZOE Covid Symptom Tracking Study showed fewer people experienced mild side effects from AstraZeneca and Pfizer's vaccines than had been suggested in clinical trials.
“We do need to work harder to ensure that there’s good information and easy access to vaccinations for our younger people,” L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said.
On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy stated that the CDC’s updated mask guidance is “another demonstration of what science has been telling us over the last many months, which is that vaccines are effective
Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca's COVID-19 booster shot trials will provide more information about side effects later this year.
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