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Israeli doctors assessed the effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine

19.02.2021 124 просмотров

The first dose of Pfizer vaccine is 75% effective.


The effectiveness of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine used in Israel reaches 75% within two to four weeks after the first dose of the drug. This is evidenced by the data published on Friday of the largest Sheba medical center in the Jewish state, located in the city of Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv.

The vaccination campaign in Israel started on December 20, 2020. A publication by Sheba in The Lancet presents data on the spread of the infection among 9,109 healthcare workers at the center, 7,214 of whom, or 79%, had received their first dose of vaccination by January 24, and 6,037, or 66%, had received by that day. already the second injection. Doctors note a 75% reduction in the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and an 85% reduction in symptomatic COVID-19 cases between 15 and 28 days after receiving the first dose of the drug. “Data released by the Sheba Center on Friday show that coronavirus infections are reduced by 75%” after receiving the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, the Jerusalem Post notes.

On December 20 last year, a voluntary vaccination of the population. According to the Ministry of Health, as of February 18, the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine was administered to 4,138,158 residents of the country, and the second dose was received by 2,765,411 people. Interim data from Clalit Medical Center, based on 600,000 clients vaccinated versus 600,000 unvaccinated, show a 94% reduction in risk of COVID-19 symptoms one week after receiving a second dose of Pfizer vaccine %, and the risk of severe disease is reduced by 92%. Data from the Maccabi Medical Center on the vaccination of 602,000 people show that 95% of those vaccinated a week after the second dose do not become infected with the coronavirus.

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