Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine 100% effective in adolescents aged 12 -15 years

By TPN/Lusa, in COVID-19, News · 31-03-2021 18:27:00 · 4 Comments

Pfizer/BioNTech's covid-19 vaccine is 100% effective in adolescents aged 12-15 years, according to the results of a clinical trial, the two laboratories announced on 31 March.

The companies expect vaccination of this age group to begin before the next school year.

Phase 3 trials conducted in 2,260 adolescents in the United States "demonstrated 100 percent efficacy and robust antibody responses," the companies said in a statement.

US-based Pfizer and German BioNTech will now submit this data to the different regulatory authorities in the world "in the hope of starting to vaccinate this age group at the beginning of the next school year," Albert Bourla, CEO of the US pharmaceutical giant, said in a statement.

For the German laboratory, Ugur Sahin, considered that the results about the 12-15 years old group are "very encouraging, given the trend observed in recent weeks regarding the spread" of the virus variant initially detected in the UK.

Pfizer/BioNTech's vaccine, based on innovative messenger RNA (mRNA) technology, was the first against Covid-19 approved in the West in late 2020.

The United States and the European Union have authorised use for people aged 16 and over.

So far, the vaccine has been used in millions of adults over the age of 65.

A real-world study in 1.2 million people in Israel showed 94 percent efficacy.

Children are less prone to severe cases of the disease, which is why vaccination is not a priority at this time.



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Comments:

This is insanity!
Why would you induce”a robust antibody respons” in a age group that apparently already have immunity. 100% effektive doing what? Prevent false positive PCR-test? This group only get mild symptoms if any. To show a reduktion in mortality in a group with practicaly no mortality you would need a much,much larger study population than 2,260. And the vaccines are 100% safe?

By Nils from Other on 14-04-2021 08:58

Section 4.6 also states, under the heading ‘Fertility’, that ‘It is unknown whether COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 has an impact on fertility.’ Pfizer vaccine warning to United Kingdom NHS when supplying the "vaccines" (chemical DNA procedures) It is sick they are already testing these on children who have no symptoms, what does that say about the industry?

By John Rogers from Alentejo on 13-04-2021 09:34

Dr Mengele would be so proud.

By Nicole from Lisbon on 02-04-2021 09:41

I would love to see the data for this study, rather than just the headline grabbing claims.

How would one demonstrate effectiveness in a subject group that are unaffected by a diesese ?

It would seem the drug company are trying to claim credit for nature.

By Jose from Lisbon on 01-04-2021 08:15
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