Australia begins COVID-19 vaccinations with Pfizer/BioNTech jab

Up to 4 million Australians are anticipated to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine voluntarily by March. Australia has kicked off its COVID-19 vaccination programme a day forward of schedule, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison and an 84-year-old World War II survivor among the many first Australians to obtain the primary dose of their coronavirus jabs. Morrison… Continue reading Australia begins COVID-19 vaccinations with Pfizer/BioNTech jab

EU orders further 200 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

German drugmaker BioNTech on Wednesday introduced that the European Union will purchase a further 200 million doses of its Coronavirus vaccine, that can be delivered within the second quarter of 2021. “We will initiate production at our Marburg facility this month and have strengthened our manufacturing network with additional partners. We are continuing to evaluate,… Continue reading EU orders further 200 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

Pfizer applies for full COVID-19 vaccine approval in Brazil

President Jair Bolsonaro’s dealing with of pandemic and gradual vaccine distribution has led to protests and investigation. Pfizer Inc has utilized for full regulatory approval for its COVID-19 vaccine in Brazil, the nation’s well being regulator stated on Saturday, amid persevering with unrest over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro’s response to the pandemic and gradual vaccine… Continue reading Pfizer applies for full COVID-19 vaccine approval in Brazil

Pfizer/BioNTech pledge as much as 75 million further vaccine doses to the EU

US drugmaker Pfizer and its German companion BioNTech have pledged to offer as much as 75 million extra doses of their vaccine to the EU within the second quarter of 2021, the German firm’s chief monetary officer Sierk Poetting stated on Monday. “We are working with pharmaceutical companies to ensure vaccines are delivered to Europeans,”… Continue reading Pfizer/BioNTech pledge as much as 75 million further vaccine doses to the EU

Privacy issues mar Israeli cope with Pfizer

Jan 22, 2021 Israel’s Ministry of Health lately signed an settlement on amassing epidemiological knowledge with coronavirus vaccine maker Pfizer. According to the settlement, Israel will present statistical data and epidemiological knowledge concerning the impression of the COVID-19 vaccine on Israelis who acquired it to permit the corporate to evaluate its effectivity. In trade for this data, Pfizer promised to… Continue reading Privacy issues mar Israeli cope with Pfizer

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine more likely to shield in opposition to COVID variant

The Coronavirus vaccine developed by US large Pfizer and its German companion BioNTech is more likely to be efficient in opposition to a brand new key mutation that emerged within the UK, in keeping with a research printed on-line on Tuesday. The research, printed on preprint server bioRxiv and never but peer-reviewed discovered that antibodies discovered… Continue reading Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine more likely to shield in opposition to COVID variant

The Latest: Italy ponders suing Pfizer for vaccine delays

ROME — Italy’s virus czar is urgent forward with plans to take authorized motion towards Pfizer after the U.S. pharmaceutical firm introduced delays in delivering pre-ordered COVID-19 vaccines to Europe.Domenico Arcuri stated he had secured unanimous backing from Italy’s regional governors to take civil or felony motion, the place potential. In an announcement late Tuesday,… Continue reading The Latest: Italy ponders suing Pfizer for vaccine delays

Cuomo requested Pfizer to promote its COVID-19 vaccine on to New York, as the top of the WHO warns of mounting inequities in vaccine distribution

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo requested Pfizer on Monday to promote its coronavirus vaccine on to his state. Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesOn Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo known as on pharmaceutical firm Pfizer to promote doses of its coronavirus vaccine on to New York state.The proposal to work instantly with New York’s state authorities would… Continue reading Cuomo requested Pfizer to promote its COVID-19 vaccine on to New York, as the top of the WHO warns of mounting inequities in vaccine distribution

Russia prohibits clinics from providing Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine after foreign-owned firm discovered promoting injections near Moscow

Russia’s healthcare watchdog Roszdravnadzor has introduced a ban on the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine, after studies revealed that an Israeli-owned non-public facility had been providing the inoculation to paying shoppers. The physique introduced that no non-public clinic, together with Hadassah Medical, can be allowed to make use of the German-American components, explaining that laws doesn’t enable… Continue reading Russia prohibits clinics from providing Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine after foreign-owned firm discovered promoting injections near Moscow