Vaccinations

Pfizer in Q1 Profit Leap of 61%

Global sales of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine and treatment drove the drug maker into new territory in the first quarter of 2022 as profit grew 61 percent on the back of a 77 percent overall revenue leap.

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Moderna Seeks Urgent Approval to Vaccinate Very Young children

Biotech company Moderna announced Wednesday it is approaching the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use authorization to enable coronavirus vaccinations to be administered to very young children, those aged between six months and six years of age included.

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Cruise Ships Embracing Vaccine Segregation, Unvaccinated Customers Face Mounting Restrictions

Kathryn Watson, a White House reporter for CBS News, floated total vaccine segregation as a viable option in response to mounting complaints about restrictions the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has imposed on the cruise industry, requiring nearly everyone aboard to be vaccinated. Meanwhile, Royal Caribbean is implementing a workaround, offering segregated areas for the unvaccinated, for ships sailing out of Florida, which has banned the use of vaccine passports.

Royal Caribbean ship Allure of the Seas (L) and Carnival Cruise ships Liberty and Elation are seen in Nassau, Bahamas on April 29, 2019. (Photo by Daniel SLIM / AFP) (Photo credit should read DANIEL SLIM/AFP/Getty Images)

Blair Blames Brexit… for EU Vaccine Fiasco

Vaccine passport proponent and ardent Remainer Tony Blair has blamed Brexit for the EU’s vaccine woes, claiming that had not Britain left, the bloc would not be “ten weeks behind” in inoculating hundreds of millions of people.

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 21: Tony Blair, Former Prime Ministe attends the Global Citizen Forum - Beyond Boundaries Event at the annual 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) on January 21, 2020 in Davos, Switzerland. (Photo by Remy Steiner/Getty Images for Global Citizen Forum)