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COVID-19 – Turning Rivals into Partners

It took an unprecedented pandemic like COVID-19 to turn pharmaceutical companies into partners, who were, otherwise, nothing less than fierce rivals. Together, they have come up with vaccine production in billions during the time of global need. The latest tie-up involves US giant Merck. They have agreed to help produce the one-shot vaccine developed by […]

BioNTech/Pfizer Claim Vaccine can Withstand Warmer Temperatures

Mass vaccination drive took off in most of the countries around the world. However, there are still some clouds regarding the side effects and effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccine in warmer temperatures. Germany’s BioNTech and its US partner Pfizer announced on Friday that their coronavirus vaccine can stand warmer temperatures than what was thought initially. […]

Pfizer-BioNTech Coronavirus Vaccine Approved in Jordan

Jordan, in the late hours of Monday, announced the approval of emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, the same day the United States started the mass vaccination drive. However, the Jordanian Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) was not clear when it would begin rolling out the vaccines. Last month, health minister Nazir Obeidat announced […]

Approval of Pfizer Vaccine & The Months Ahead

The U.K. becomes the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for widespread use. The government has already ordered 40 million doses of which, the first batch of 800,000 doses will ship shortly from Belgium – where the Pfizer vaccine is manufactured, in the next few days. It will immunize 400,000 people (two doses per […]