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Washington, Sep 20 (PTI) The US on Monday announced a new international travel system under which fully vaccinated individuals would be allowed to enter the country beginning in November.

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Dr Anthony Fauci (extreme left) is USA top infectious disease expert. (Photo credit: File/PTI/AP)

  • Dr Fauci believes that the United States will witness a million coronavirus deaths
  • Joe Biden had said that the US will be going forward with the "third jab strategy"
  • According to studies, most vaccinated Americans are in favour of a booster shot

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The Biden administration’s embattled plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first key hurdle Friday

  • A US government advisory panel will sit do decide whether to endorse extra doses of Pfizer
  • The WHO has strictly objected to booster shots
  • The Delta variant has led to a surge in coronavirus infections in the US

Washington, Sep 13 (PTI) COVID-19 vaccines are effective at preventing hospitalisations and emergency department visits caused by the Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to a US study.

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A student at Holtet high school receives the first dose of Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • This data was found in one of the three papers published by the CDC
  • As we have shown in study after study, vaccination works, CDC director Rochelle Walensky said
  • The CDC and the FDA are studying the need for booster shots

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The study highlights the importance of vaccines. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • The study also found unvaccinated people 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19
  • The study was a part of three major studies conducted by the CDC
  • Another study found Moderna vaccine was the most effective

Washington, Sep 10 (PTI) Complete vaccination against COVID-19 is highly effective at preventing hospitalisation, emergency department visit, and intensive care admission due to infection with ...

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The US FDA recently approved Pfizer's COVID vaccine, (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • 1.51 million doses were administered over the weekend6
  • 64% Americans have been fully vaccinated, CDC reports
  • Pediatric COVID cases are at a record high in US since the start of the pandemic

Washington, Sep 6 (PT) COVID-19 antibodies produced by the Pfizer vaccine decreased more than 80 per cent in senior nursing home residents and their caregivers six months after receiving their ...

Anthony Fauci is US President Joe Biden's top advisor on the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The booster COVID-19 vaccine dose is pending FDA authorisation
  • "here was  good reason to believe that a third dose will actually be durable," Anthony Fauci said
  • Moderna and Pfizer have applied for FDA authorisation for a third dose