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Pfizer expects elderly, those with health conditions to be first

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A healthcare worker gives the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to Norman G. Einspruch, 88, a cardiology patient, as part of COVID-19 vaccination plan for the seniors at the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, United States on December 30, 2020.

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High-risk groups such as the elderly and people with underlying medical conditions are expected to be the first in line to get booster shots of the PfizerBioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, the company’s chief scientific officer told investors Tuesday.

The two-dose vaccine has been shown to be about 95% effective against Covid two weeks after the second dose, though researchers who helped develop the shot now say…



Source cnbc.com

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