Pfizer launches COVID-19 vaccine trial in pregnant women

Pfizer and BioNTech will jab approximately 4000 pregnant women with their experimental COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to understand the vaccine’s effects. Globally, millions have already received shots of the vaccines authorized for emergency use.

Switzerland bans AstraZeneca vaccine

Switzerland has banned the AstraZeneca vaccine, becoming the only country in Europe not to authorize it. The decision came after the Swiss medical regulator concluded a lack of data on the vaccine’s efficacy.