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Single dose of Pfizer and Oxford vaccines shows 60% efficacy in elderly care home residents – News-Medical.Net

A new study deals with the effect of two widely used vaccines in eliciting humoral immunity against the virus in this group. These are the Oxford/AstraZeneca viral-vectored…

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The current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, has resulted in over 125 million cases and 2.7 million deaths. The virus has disproportionately affected the elderly and those with underlying health problems. In particular, a large percentage of deaths in Europe and North America has been in Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCF) residents, albeit they make up less than one percent of the population.
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