Title Huddersfield drug expert warns against claims that Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is '95% effective' Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet Huddersfield Examiner Media type Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 4/12/20 Description A pharmaceuticals expert and researcher from Huddersfield has urged for more caution over claims that Covid-19 vaccines are highly effective.
In recent days the firms behind two of the vaccines set to be offered to the British public to end the coronavirus crisis - Pfizer and Moderna - have both claimed their new drugs were 95% effective in protecting the public from infection.
Producer/Author Nick Lavigueur URL https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/health/huddersfield-drug-expert-warns-against-19392988#comments-section Persons Hamid Merchant Title Huddersfield coronavirus vaccinations to be carried out at John Smith's Stadium Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet Huddersfield Examiner Media type Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 2/12/20 Description The John Smith's Stadium on Leeds Road, Huddersfield, has been chosen as the place where Kirklees folk will receive their coronavirus vaccination YorkshireLive can reveal.
Today the UK became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vaccination. The claims the vaccine offers 95% protection have been disputed by some, including Huddersfield University pharmacy lecturer Dr Hamid Merchant.
Producer/Author Robert Sutcliffe URL https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/huddersfield-coronavirus-vaccinations-carried-out-19386931 Persons Hamid Merchant