Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) Gets Approval For Children’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) has announced that the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11. The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention’s immunization advisory committee also met to decide how healthcare workers administer the shot and who will receive it. Rochelle Walensky, the director, signed off on […]

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) Anticipating Vaccine Approval for Children Above 5, US Government Donates Vaccine to Nigeria

The US White House has informed governors to prepare for vaccination of children from five years from next month in anticipation of approval of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE’s (NASDAQ: BNTX) COVID-19 vaccine for the age group in the coming weeks. Already the Biden administration has bought 65 million pediatric doses of the […]

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) To Continue Supplying COVID-19 Vaccine In Italy Even As Rome Threatens To Sue

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) has indicated that it will continue supplying its COVID-19 vaccine to Italy as per the European Commission agreement even as the government considers suing the group’s CEO of the Italian unit. Rome is planning to sue the US pharmaceutical company for falling behind in deliveries of the COVID-19 vaccine. Italy considering suing Pfizer […]

Novartis (NYSE:NVS) Enters Agreement For Manufacture Of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) And BioNTech’s (NASDAQ:BNTX) mRNA Vaccine

Novartis (NYSE:NVS) has entered an initial agreement with Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and BioNTech SE (NASDAQ:BNTX) for manufacturing support to boost production of their mRNA COVID-19 vaccine to help address supply shortages. This is an example of an unlikely collaboration between big pharmaceutical companies geared at the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Novartis signs vaccine manufacturing […]

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) And BioNTech’s (NASDAQ:BNTX) COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe, Says WHO

The World Health Organisation has said that the Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and BioNTech SE (NASDAQ:BNTX) vaccine is safe for the elderly despite reports of deaths in Norway. WHO said that the deaths are not attributed to the vaccine and urged vaccination with the vaccine to continue. WHO says Pfizer vaccine is safe On Friday, WHO […]

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and BioNTech (NASDAQ:BNTX) Delivers 10,000 COVID-19 Doses in Chile As Vaccination Commences

Chile has received 10,000 initial doses of the Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and BioNTech (NASDAQ:BNTX) COVID-19 vaccine and commenced vaccinations. The county becomes the first in South America to commence vaccinations against the coronavirus that has so far infected over 584,545 Chileans to date. Chileans skeptical about COVID-19 vaccine The first Chilean to receive the vaccine […]

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Enrols 45,000 Subjects in the Study of Its Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has said that it enrolled around 45,000 participants for its late stage study of its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine candidate and anticipates interim data at the end of January 2021. ENSEMBLE Study enrolls 45,000 participants The pharmaceutical company seems to lag rivals such as Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) in […]

FDA Approves Pfizer Inc.’s (NYSE:PFE) Vaccine Candidate for Emergency Use

On Friday, the FDA granted Pfizer Inc.’s (NYSE:PFE) COVID-19 vaccine Emergency Use Authorization, clearing the path for millions of Americans to start receiving the vaccine immediately. Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine receives Emergency Use Authorization in the US The approval is a massive turning point considering the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed over 290,000 lives across the US. […]

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Cuts Its Projected Number Of COVID-19 Vaccines Doses For 2020 Because Of Production Challenges

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has announced that it will ship only half of the initially expected coronavirus vaccine doses this year due to supply chain problems. The company is developing a COVID-19 vaccine in partnership with Germany-based BioNTech SE (NASDAQ:BNTX). Pfizer to deliver 50 million vaccine doses this year The pharmaceutical giant has slashed its initial […]

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) To Use Own Distribution Channel For COVID-19 Vaccines Instead Of Government Channel

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) is planning to go alone to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in the US once the FDA approves it instead of distributing it through the designated government coordinator.  Officials have questioned whether there is an adequate supply of medical-grade freezers in the US at the point of use for vaccines that need storages […]

Pfizer’s (NYSE:PFE) COVID-19 Trial in Children as Young as 12 Years Draws Mixed Sentiments

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) recently announced an expansion to its COVID-19 vaccine trial to include teenagers and children of 12 years. The company is the first drugmaker to include children in their COVID-19 vaccine trials, and this has drawn divided reactions from different people. Pfizer testing vaccine in 3,000 teens The New York Pharms received approval […]

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) And BioNTech SE (NASDAQ:BNTX) Commences COVID-19 Vaccine Trials In Teenagers and Children

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and BioNTech SE (NASDAQ:BNTX) have received approval from the FDA to test their COVID-19 vaccine candidate in children beginning from 12 years. According to the trial’s lead researcher already parents have shown interest in enrolling children in the study. Pfizer and BioNTech start testing COVID-19 vaccine in kids The trial’s expansion to […]

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) And BioNtech (NASDAQ:BNTX) Partners With Rentschler To Purify mRNA-Based COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and BioNtech (NASDAQ:BNTX) have partnered with Germany contract development band manufacturing organization, Rentschler Biopharma. The partnership is for the purification process of their mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, BMNT1762b2. Rentschler to purify Pfizer and BioNtech’s COVID-19 vaccine drug substance The companies are conducting late-stage clinical studies of the vaccine and expect to release data […]

Pfizer Inc.’s (NYSE:PFE) Transforming Into An Integrated and Collaborative Intelligence Company

Over the past decade, Pfizer Inc.’s (NYSE:PFE) data science senior director Chris Kakkanatt has been transforming the company into a collaborative and integrated intelligence entity. This idea has made headlines for years, and with the proliferation of advances and data in machine learning, the objective has become necessary for most organizations. Kakkanatt shared the transformation […]

Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA) Releases Positive Data For Its Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate In Human Trials

Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA) has released positive data from its first human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, demonstrating that the healthy volunteers who received the vaccine developed antibody responses. Moderna’s vaccine in humans shows positive immunity response The company which had partnered with the National Institute of Health in developing the vaccine indicated that there […]