Covid-19 Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Vaccines


FDA authorizes additional batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccine from troubled Baltimore plant
Baltimore Sun – “Emergent spokesman Matt Hartwig said the single-shot J&J vaccine produced in Baltimore is an important tool in the continued fight against COVID-19.”

Pfizer Covid booster shots will likely be ready Sept. 20, but Moderna may be delayed, Fauci – CNBC “Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine booster shots will likely be ready by the Biden … about 14 million people have received the one-dose Johnson & Johnson shot.”

The latest on the Covid-19 pandemic in the US
CNN International – “More than 99.99% of people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 have not … offered by a single dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.”

New data suggest J. & J. vaccine works against Delta and recipients don’t need a booster shot.
The New York Times – “A single dose of the Covid-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson is highly effective in preventing severe illness and death from the Delta and Beta ..”

‘Supplemental’ COVID shot for those who got J&J vaccine offered at California hospital
McClatchy Washington Bureau – “A San Francisco hospital will provide a ‘supplemental’ coronavirus shot to people who got the one-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to …”

FDA Extends Shelf Life Of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine To Six Months
Forbes – “Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vial and box seen at a vaccination site. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images. Key Facts. According to a press …”

At the FDA’s urging, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are expanding their trials for children 5 to 11.
The New York Times – “Regulators will be required to balance potential side effects of coronavirus vaccination against the risks of Covid-19. Members of a C.D.C. advisory …”

Biden Officials Now Expect Vulnerable Americans to Need Booster Shots
The New York Times “… for coronavirus vaccines, a step that could come soon for the Pfizer vaccine. … Moderna has yet to release data on any booster studies, officials said”

CDC Authorized and Recommended Vaccines in the US

  1. Pfizer-BioNTech
  2. Moderna
  3. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen

AstraZeneca vaccine – currently not on CDC authorized list

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The New York Times – “J.&J. Vaccine May Be Less Effective Against Delta, Study Suggests – Many who received the shot may need to consider boosters, the authors said. But federal health officials do not recommend second doses.”

Unvaccinated Americans drive up COVID-19 hospitalization rates
Roll Call – “Fully vaccinated individuals with either two shots of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or one shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are protected from…”

Fauci says he would be ‘astounded’ if Pfizer, Moderna and J&J Covid vaccines don’t get full FDA …
CNBC – “White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci fully expects the coronavirus vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson will receive …”

FDA adds new warning on Johnson & Johnson vaccine related to rare autoimmune disorder
The Washington Post – “The FDA in late June decided to add a warning to the Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines about extremely unusual cases of myocarditis — heart …”

6 fully vaccinated people caught the Delta variant after an outdoor wedding, but the ones with …
Business Insider – “Though the vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna may not knock out every COVID-19 case, especially now that the more infectious Delta variant dominates …”

Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (Johnson & Johnson)

How Does AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Compare to Pfizer’s, Moderna’s, and Johnson & Johnson’s?
“Storage and distribution: Johnson & Johnson’s and AstraZeneca’s vaccines are the easiest to transport so far—they can be stored for up to six months between 36°F and 46°F, normal refrigerator temperatures. The Moderna and Pfizer options, meanwhile, must be stored at subzero temps until they’re ready to be used, at -4°F and -94°F, respectively. (mRNA tech is relatively more fragile, meaning it must be kept at much lower temperatures to remain effective and stable.)”

Fauci Says Current Vaccines Will Stand Up To The Delta Variant
NPR – “Coronavirus cases and deaths in the U.S. are down dramatically from last winter’s … New data out of Israel suggests the protection provided by the Pfizer … doses — if what you’re getting is a two-dose vaccine like Pfizer or Moderna?”

Vaccination against COVID-19 prevents breakthrough infections, Stanford researchers find
Stanford Medical Center Report – “A Stanford study finds that the mRNA vaccines, Pfizer and Moderna, offer strong protection against the California variant of the coronavirus. Jul 6 2021.”

Israel confirms vaccine less effective against Delta variant, eyes third dose
The Times of Israel – “… against preventing the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. … the Pfizer vaccine’s effectiveness in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 has … dose of the Moderna vaccine to people who received a first dose from Pfizer, …”

Pfizer vaccine less effective against Delta variant, Israeli study finds
California News Times – “Incidents have skyrocketed since Israel lifted all remaining Covid-19 … AstraZeneca vaccine was primarily used in mass vaccinations in the United …”

Sri Lanka receives 26000 doses of US-made Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Outlook India – “Health officials said that the 26,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine was the start of the 5 million Pfizer jabs expected by year end. … Hadad-Zervos, World Bank Country Director for Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka said in a statement.”

One million US vaccine doses due in Malaysia on Monday
Reuters – “On Friday, it said it would ship 4 million doses of Moderna Inc’s (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine to Indonesia as soon as possible via the COVAX global … Washington has said it will purchase 500 million Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines to …”

Experts push FDA to fully authorize Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines
Yahoo News – “But Americans who have received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines are extremely unlikely to get sick from Delta or any other coronavirus variant.”

Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines don’t lower sperm count, says study
California News Times -“A new study published suggests that Pfizer and Moderna vaccines against CVOID-19 do not harm male childbirth Journal JAMA.. The study, which …”

Moderna’s Covid Shot Produces Antibodies Against Delta Variant
Bloomberg – “Moderna says its vaccine produced protective antibodies against the delta variant spreading in the U.S. and many other parts of the world…”

The New York Times – “The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines may protect against the coronavirus for years, a study of more than a dozen vaccinated people found. The findings add to evidence that most people immunized with the mRNA vaccines may not need boosters.”