Pfizer Moderna

Pfizer, Moderna launching clinical trials on vax-related heart problems 

eAwaz Medicine

New York – After vaccinations, some people were found unconscious and were  diagnosed with myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, and pericarditis, an inflammation of the outer lining of the heart.  Moderna has already launched two trials, the recent one in September; Pfizer also at least one. The FDA wants drugmakers to conduct several studies assessing the potential long-term …

bivalent vaccine

Ontarians Aged 12+ Eligible for Bivalent Booster

eAwaz Medicine

Flu Shots Available Starting November 1st TORONTO — With Health Canada approval of the Pfizer bivalent vaccine, everyone aged 12 and over is eligible to get a bivalent COVID-19 booster dose starting Monday, October 17 if they have completed their primary COVID-19 vaccine series. The Ontario government is reminding people to stay up-to-date with their vaccines as we enter respiratory …

Kids vaccination

Toronto offers more Covid-19 pop-up vax clinics this weekend

eAwaz Medicine

Toronto – As summer ends and Torontonians transition back to their busy fall routines, Toronto Public Health (TPH) refreshes its focus and moves pop-up vaccination clinics indoors to community gathering places and transit hubs where residents live, work and play. Continuing Team Toronto’s equity-focused, hyper-local mobile strategy, TPH will offer COVID-19 vaccinations, including the bivalent COVID-19 booster dose, to all …

US approves corona vaccine for children aged 5 to 11

Toronto holds over 50 mobile Covid-19 vax clinics this week

eAwaz Medicine

Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH) continues to offer COVID-19 vaccinations, including the bivalent COVID-19 booster dose, to those eligible at its COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week. TPH will be at dozens of locations where Torontonians work, travel, play, shop and learn, including TTC stations and community hubs across the city from September 21, to Sunday, September 25. COVID-19 vaccination …

Mixing vaccines

Current booster shots effective against Omicron

eAwaz Medicine

New York – Omicron sub-variants evades antibody responses from Covid vaccines but a new lab study suggests that the current booster doses can be effective. University of Washington researchers saw the functional impact of mutations in  Omicron sub-variants. They used Moderna, Pfizer, Novavax, Janssen, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, and Sputnik V vaccines. All two-dose vaccines, except for Janssen’s single dose vaccine were …

Pfizers Biosimilar ABRILADA

Pfizer’s Biosimilar ABRILADA Now Available in Canada

eAwaz Medicine

Kirkland – Pfizer is proud to announce that ABRILADA™ (adalimumab), a biosimilar to the reference biologic drug Humira1 (adalimumab), is now available in Canada for the treatment of certain patients with rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease (in people aged 13 and older), ulcerative colitis, plaque psoriasis, uveitis (in adults and children) and hidradenitis suppurativa …

The United States has doubled its purchases of Pfizer pills to prevent Corona

Pfizer to have drug development centre in India

eAwaz Medicine

Delhi – Pfizer has announced it is setting up a global drug development centre to boost critical research and development (R&D) capabilities in India. The 61,000 sq ft research and technology centre will be set up at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Madras Research Park in Chennai, the company said. Pfizer said it has invested more than Rs 150 …

Tab.Paxlovid for covid treatment

WHO nod for Pfizer’s Covid-19 antiviral pill 

eAwaz Medicine

Washington – The World Health Organization gave green light to use Pfizer Inc’s oral COVID-19 antiviral treatment in high-risk patients after an analysis of trial data by it showed the therapy dramatically cut the risk of hospitalization. The recommendation comes as thousands of people die of COVID-19 every week, despite a waning global infection rate. Of existing COVID-19 treatments, Pfizer’s PFE.N Paxlovid is by far …

john tory

Vax And Ride clinics continue at TTC stations

eAwaz Local News

Team Toronto’s Vax And Ride campaign, which brings 76 COVID-19 vaccine clinics to TTC stations across the city, is continuing today in nine TTC stations. Vax And Ride clinics are open today from noon to 7 p.m. at the following TTC stations: Sheppard West Islington Jane Sheppard-Yonge Clair West Bathurst Kennedy Warden York University The clinics are continuing today until …