A study supported by Qatar’s public health ministry has found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be effective at preventing severe cases of infection from two Covid-19 variants. Photo: AFP A study supported by Qatar’s public health ministry has found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be effective at preventing severe cases of infection from two Covid-19 variants. Photo: AFP
A study supported by Qatar’s public health ministry has found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be effective at preventing severe cases of infection from two Covid-19 variants. Photo: AFP

Pfizer vaccine stands up well against Covid-19 variants, Qatar study finds

  • Real-world data suggests the jabs can prevent severe cases in infections caused by two strains of the virus
  • Efficacy against disease about 20 percentage points lower for a variant compared to original new coronavirus, researchers find

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
A study supported by Qatar’s public health ministry has found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be effective at preventing severe cases of infection from two Covid-19 variants. Photo: AFP A study supported by Qatar’s public health ministry has found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be effective at preventing severe cases of infection from two Covid-19 variants. Photo: AFP
A study supported by Qatar’s public health ministry has found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be effective at preventing severe cases of infection from two Covid-19 variants. Photo: AFP
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