Tag: Pfizer

  • Another way to think about the best COVID vaccine

    Another way to think about the best COVID vaccine

    Back in February, when COVID-19 vaccines were still largely restricted to the most vulnerable among us, public health leaders were determined to send a unified message: don’t worry about the differences between vaccines. “All three are really pretty good, and people should go with the one that is best available to them,” Anthony Fauci called…

  • Pfizer Won the Vaccine Race. Was There a Downside?

    Pfizer Won the Vaccine Race. Was There a Downside?

    The Delta variant’s arrival this summer delivered a blow to the nation’s entire coronavirus arsenal, but its impact on the champion of last year’s vaccine race—Pfizer—has been particularly humbling. Compared with Moderna’s competing shot, Pfizer’s vaccine seems to induce half the amount of virus-fighting antibodies, and is associated with nearly twice as many breakthrough infections,…