Tag: BioNTech

Pfizer in ‘final stages’ of getting approval for Covid-19 vaccine in India: CEO – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday said it is in the “final stages” of getting approval for its Covid-19 vaccine in India. Speaking at a virtual event, Pfizer Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Albert Bourla said he hopes the company will finalize an agreement with the Indian government soon. “Pfizer now in final stages […]

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Thailand books 20 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines – ET HealthWorld

Bangkok: Thailand has signed a purchase order for 20 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech to be delivered before the end of this year, its health minister said. Details of the deal, delivery timeframe and the vaccine’s approval by the Food and Drug Administration would be worked out in about […]

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Pfizer to provide U.S. with 500 million COVID-19 vaccines to donate to world – ET HealthWorld

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration BERLIN- Pfizer and German partner BioNTech said on Thursday they have agreed to supply the U.S. government with 500 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to donate to poorer countries over the next two years. The two drugmakers will provide 200 million doses in 2021 and 300 million doses in the first half […]

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UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds – ET HealthWorld

London: Britain’s medicines regulator said on Friday it had approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech for use on 12- to 15-year-olds, following similar clearances in the U.S. and the E.U. The regulator said it would now be up to the country’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to decide whether to […]

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European regulator OKs Pfizer Covid vaccine for adolescents – ET HealthWorld

Berlin: The European Medicines Agency on Friday recommended that the use of the vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech be expanded to children ages 12 to 15, a decision that offers younger and less at-risk populations across the continent access to a Covid-19 shot for the first time during the pandemic. The EMA’s recommendation was […]

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Taiwan accuses China of blocking COVID-19 vaccine deal with BioNTech

Taipei: For the first time on Wednesday (May 26), Taiwan directly accused China of blocking a deal with German firm BioNTech for COVID-19 vaccines. “Taiwan was close to sealing the deal with the German plant, but because of China`s intervention, we still can`t sign the contract,” the island`s President Tsai Ing-wen said in a meeting […]

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EU watchdog to rule Friday on Pfizer for youths – ET HealthWorld

The European Medicines Agency will announce on Friday whether it has approved the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus jab for 12- to 15-year-olds, the regulator said. If approved it will be the first vaccine to get the green light for young people in the 27-nation European Union. Pfizer is currently authorised for people aged 16 and older. The […]

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Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine 100 per cent effective in 12-17 age group – ET HealthWorld

Moderna on Tuesday announced that various studies have shown its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 per cent effective at preventing infection in adolescents aged 12 to 17 and it planned on submitting the findings to global regulators in days. “We are encouraged that mRNA-1273 was highly effective at preventing Covid-19 in adolescents. It is particularly exciting […]

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EU to receive over 1 billion Covid vaccines by end of September – ET HealthWorld

BRUSSELS: The European Union expects to receive over 1 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of September from four drugmakers, a document presented to EU leaders on Friday shows. The document, seen by Reuters and prepared by the European Commission, shows that the EU expects to get 413 million doses in the second […]

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