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Pfizer’s Omicron-Targeting Covid-19 Vaccines Generate Stronger Immune Response

Pfizer’s Omicron-Targeting Covid-19 Vaccines Generate Stronger Immune Response

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE vaccines modified to target the Omicron variant produced a significantly higher immune response than the companies’ currently available vaccine in one study, they said. A modified booster injection targeting Omicron specifically increased neutralizing antibody levels 13.5 to 19.6 times higher than the current injection in study volunteers one month after …

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Death of Man Who Received a Pig-Heart Transplant Remains a Mystery

Death of Man Who Received a Pig-Heart Transplant Remains a Mystery

Doctors can’t fully explain the death of the first recipient of a genetically modified pig heart, but they offered several theories in a new study and said clinical trials of pig-to-human organ transplants should begin despite the continuing mystery. David Bennett, a 57-year-old handyman from Hagerstown, Maryland, received his heart in an experimental operation in …

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