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How many people end up needing medical attention during the 15 minute window after receiving the Pfizer vaccine?

The most noteworthy complication, and most heard about in the news, is anaphylaxis. This article breaks down cases of anaphylaxis nicely: Reports of Anaphylaxis After Receipt of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines ...
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How many people end up needing medical attention during the 15 minute window after receiving the Pfizer vaccine?

The data on this aren't hard to find. Here are some more examples that specifically provide time frames to back up @A Rogue Ant's answer: For the Pfizer vaccine: During December 14–23, 2020, ...
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Did 79% of pregnancies in an early COVID-19 vaccine study result in loss?

No, please refer to the rest of the sentence: Among 3958 participants enrolled in the v-safe pregnancy registry, 827 had a completed pregnancy, of which 115 (13.9%) were pregnancy losses and 712 (86....
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What does negative vaccine efficacy mean in the attached article?

Vaccine efficacy refers to some relationship between a vaccinated and unvaccinated group; there are multiple ways to measure this, see for example this Q&A on Biology: https://biology....
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Are covid vaccinations and boosters still useful and if not, why are governments and agencies promoting them?

Your first source does not appear to support the idea that boosters are now ineffective, only that they are possibly less effective. We next examined the impact of a Pfizer booster dose, ...
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What kind of inflammation is caused by diabetes?

As @anongoodnurse pointed out, a pre-inflammatory state is present before T2D develops. Most of the patients of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus are obese. They may have dyslipidemia wherein sub-acute chronic ...
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Are covid vaccinations and boosters still useful and if not, why are governments and agencies promoting them?

As OP doesn't like the data presented in the other answers I will add the data recently published in New England Journal of Medicine article titled "Plasma Neutralization of the SARS-CoV-2 ...
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How does Pfizer vaccine affect covid test?

This question is clearly answered by the CDC's "Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines" Will getting a COVID-19 vaccine cause me to test positive for COVID-19 on a viral test? No. None of ...
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Do vaccinated people not have zero risk of mortality by Covid 19?

No it's not zero, even in the US. The March 20 Vox report is talking about the clinical trials, which were conducted on tens of thousands of people, who were generally healthy. In the subsequent ...
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How many people end up needing medical attention during the 15 minute window after receiving the Pfizer vaccine?

For the UK up to 27 October 2021: All recipients were requested to wait 15 minutes before departing the point of vaccination. A history of anaphylactic reactions to any of the ingredients forbids ...
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Terminology for vaccinating with multiple vaccines?

The "CombiVacS" trial used the term "heterologous vaccination schedule", and several other papers cited by that one also use "heterologous": Kardani, K., Bolhassani, A., ...
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What exactly is the difference between Sputnik V lite and Astrazeneca vaccine?

Astrazeneca uses a modified chimpanzee adenovirus vector. Sputnik uses a modified hybrid human adenovirus vector. Since many (most?) humans have been previously exposed to human adenoviruses (but not ...
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How would you properly interpret this graph?

On the Y-axis, you can see this is labeled as a cumulative incidence; cumulative means you're adding up over time. So, all the curves have to go up as you go to the right, because over time you ...
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Are covid vaccinations and boosters still useful and if not, why are governments and agencies promoting them?

The discussion section in the paper in your first link makes the case for the booster programs: A booster dose significantly improves the quality and the level of the humoral immune response and is ...
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Spreading covid talking vs breathing risks

Activity 2 carries more risk of transmission : talking is associated with more droplets being exhaled in the room's air. However, Activity 1 cannot be considered as completely devoid of droplet ...
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Is there any reason not to vaccinate with more than one covid 19 vaccine?

"Is it a good idea to mix and match COVID-19 vaccines? Experts aren't so sure" https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/is-it-a-good-idea-to-mix-and-match-covid-19-vaccines-experts-aren-t-...
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The impact of Covid in relation to human origin

No, because they don't have exactly the same DNA and the same history of exposure to pathogens, etc. Thinking about such issues in terms of ethnicity is not helpful because our DNA is so different, no ...
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