Infections, hospitalisations, and deaths averted via a nationwide vaccination campaign using the Pfizer-BioNTech BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in Israel: a retrospective surveillance study.

Author(s): Haas EJ, McLaughlin JM, Khan F, Angulo FJ, Anis E, Lipsitch M, Singer SR, Mircus G, Brooks N, Smaja M, Pan K, Southern J, Swerdlow DL, Jodar L, Levy Y, Alroy-Preis SJournal: Lancet Infect DisPMID: 34562375 September 2021
On Dec 20, 2020, Israel initiated a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign for people aged 16 years and older and exclusively…

Effectiveness of the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy.

Author(s): Dagan N, Barda N, Biron-Shental T, Makov-Assif M, Key C, Kohane IS, Hernán MA, Lipsitch M, Hernández-Díaz S, Reis BY, Balicer RDJournal: Nat MedPMID: 34493859 September 2021
To evaluate the effectiveness of the BNT162b2 messenger RNA vaccine in pregnant women, we conducted an observational cohort study of…

Safety of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine in a Nationwide Setting.

Author(s): Barda N, Dagan N, Ben-Shlomo Y, Kepten E, Waxman J, Ohana R, Hernán MA, Lipsitch M, Kohane I, Netzer D, Reis BY, Balicer RDJournal: N Engl J MedPMID: 34432976 August 2021
Preapproval trials showed that messenger RNA (mRNA)-based vaccines against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) had a good safety…

Covid-19 Breakthrough Infections in Vaccinated Health Care Workers.

Author(s): Bergwerk M, Gonen T, Lustig Y, Amit S, Lipsitch M, Cohen C, Mandelboim M, Gal Levin E, Rubin C, Indenbaum V, Tal I, Zavitan M, Zuckerman N, Bar-Chaim A, Kreiss Y, Regev-Yochay GJournal: N Engl J MedPMID: 34320281 July 2021
Despite the high efficacy of the BNT162b2 messenger RNA vaccine against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), rare breakthrough…

Effectiveness of the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine in Pregnancy

Author(s): Balicer R, Dagan N, Barda N, Biron-Shental T, Makov-Assif M, Key C, Kohane I, Hernan M, Lipsitch M, Hernández-Díaz S, Reis BJournal: Res Sq July 2021
As mass vaccination campaigns against COVID-19 accelerate worldwide, there remains only limited evidence regarding vaccine effectiveness (VE) among pregnant women.…