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Nine in 10 cases of severe illness were in the placebo group, another strong sign the vaccine protected against mild and serious cases.

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The results, published Thursday in The Lancet medical journal, shed more light on preliminary data released in recent months showing the experimental shot generated an immune response in the elderly, who are at highest risk of severe illness.

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Without a prescription and supervision by a medical professional, who could pair the drug with a separate pain-reliever such as fentanyl, the lawyers said the inmates’ risk of severe pain is increased.

The new data showed that the vaccine was 94 percent effective among people over 65, a group at high risk of serious illness, and prevented severe as well as mild cases.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, joining in the chorus, severely berates Tehran for its role in the Levant.

Last year he was severely criticized for his handling of a land deal with a neighbor in financial distress.

Wounded severely in his right leg in an airstrike two years ago, Ziad has an excuse for not enlisting.

Between 1999 and 2008, the number of severely intoxicated young women who wound up in E.R.s rose by 52 percent.

The turbulent waters caused one of his oars to crack, which—without a motor or a sail—can be severely detrimental to his voyage.

The sepoys refused to obey, and the sowars, drawing their pistols, shot dead or severely wounded six British officers.

So precipitously had the guerrillas fled that except the severely wounded, few prisoners were taken.

The poor dog was severely hurt about the neck; it recovered, however, soon afterwards.

The soldiers killed a young lad who tried to pass, or wounded him so severely that it is said that he died.

Lannes retreated slowly on Essling, his troops suffering severely from the re-formed Austrian batteries.

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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to severely, such as: acutely, badly, critically, dangerously, extremely, and firmly.

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