Israeli Reveals the Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) Covid Vaccine’s Effectiveness as Standing at 39% as the Delta Sting Grows More Severe

Israeli Health Ministry has its reservations about the Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE – ADR (NASDAQ: BNTX) Covid-19 vaccine. The segment discloses that the vaccine is 39% effective in Israel. The effects of the Delta variant continue to be felt rather strongly in the country, but it is a good thing that the vaccine is helping in the fight against severe illness and hospitalization. 

The levels of effectiveness

Health Ministry reveals the vaccine’s effectiveness levels in figures. It happens to be 88% effective against hospitalization and 91% effective against severe illness. The mentioned figures were obtained from a study conducted in Israel whose results were unveiled on Thursday.

An infectious disease professor at the University of Toronto, Dr. Isaac Bogoch, has closely monitored the latest developments. He is pretty excited about the shots, outlining that they have been somewhat effective in fighting a wide range of severe infections. The cold season is approaching, and the official says the shots will help improve the situation in hospital systems. The hospital systems won’t be overwhelmed, and that is impressive, according to the leader. 

The Delta variant effects and coverage

According to analysts, the delta variant continues to be a matter of significant concern, considering that it has already affected 104 countries. 

White House chief medical officer Dr. Anthony Fauci seems somewhat concerned about the fast spread of the variant and calls upon people to wear masks indoors as a precaution. The fall season edges closer, and there is a great need to do something about the matter, considering concerns about delta hitting the United States. Analysts propose the need among the states and the business to reintroduce masks to combat the variant. 

The company states, “Initial data of a third dose of the current vaccine demonstrates that a booster dose given at least 6 months after the second dose elicits high neutralization titers against the wild type and the Beta, which are 5 to 10 times higher than after two primary doses.”

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Published by Brendan Byrne

While studying economics, Brendan found himself comfortably falling down the rabbit hole of restaurant work, ultimately opening a consulting business and working as a private wine buyer. On a whim, he moved to China, and in his first week following a triumphant pub quiz victory, he found himself bleeding on the floor based on his arrogance. The same man who put him there offered him a job lecturing for the University of Wales in various sister universities throughout the Middle Kingdom. While primarily lecturing in descriptive and comparative statistics, Brendan simultaneously earned an Msc in Banking and International Finance from the University of Wales-Bangor. He's presently doing something he hates, respecting French people. Well, two, his wife and her mother in the lovely town of Antigua, Guatemala. You may contact Brendan via his email ( or his Google+ page (

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