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Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Has Arrived in Athens, Greece

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has arrived in Athens, Greece on Friday, according to reports from Greek news network SKAI. Gates, who is known for his philanthropic and educational endeavors, will be visiting the Greek capital and the islands while on...

A Bottle of Ouzo—and its Connection to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla

How does ouzo, the anise-flavored aperitif that is widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus, relate to Albert Bourla?

Pfizer’s Albert Bourla Receives Top Greek Honor

Pfizer's Albert Bourla received the Greek top honor by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, in a special ceremony at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday. The Thessaloniki-born scientist was awarded the Golden Cross of the Order of the...

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Says a Fourth Booster Shot is “Necessary”

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Sunday that it will be necessary to receive an additional fourth booster shot against Covid-19. During an interview on CBS he said that "It is necessary, a fourth booster right now...The protection that you...

Pfizer Made $36.8 Billion from Covid-19 Vaccine in 2021

Pfizer, the international pharmaceuticals giant helmed by Thessaloniki-born Dr. Albert Bourla, made a staggering $36.8 billion on its first-in-the-world coronavirus vaccine last year. First authorized for emergency use in December of 2020, just nine months after the virus began to...

Pfizer’s Bourla Donates $1 Million to Holocaust Memory Causes in Greece

Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla announced recently he is donating $1 million to Holocaust memory causes in his native Thessaloniki, Greece. In an interview with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Bourla said that he is committed to helping preserve the Jewish history...

Pfizer: Omicron Vaccine Will be Ready in March

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Monday that the development of a retooled Omicron vaccine specifically targeted to the newest coronavirus variant is the "most likely scenario" in the future fight against the disease. Making his remarks at the J.P....

Fourth Shot Will be Needed as Booster Wanes: Moderna CEO

A fourth shot will be needed as the power of the booster wanes, Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel stated on Thursday while addressing a Goldman Sachs healthcare conference. His comments were the first such definitive statement by Moderna regarding the need...

Albert Bourla Named CEO of the Year

CNN Business has named Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, a Thessaloniki native who left Greece at the age of 34 to pursue a career in the pharmaceuticals industry, as the CEO of the year. CNN says that Bourla was their choice...

Pfizer CEO Bourla Says Fourth Dose May Come Sooner Than Expected

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla told CNBC on Thursday that we may need a fourth vaccine dose "faster" in order to combat the omicron variant of Covid-19. Bourla had previously said that he anticipated the fourth shot to only be necessary...