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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...

Pfizer’s Long-Term Study: Covid-19 Vaccine 100% Effective in Adolescents

The first long-term study of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is out -- and the results show that the shot is 100% effective against the coronavirus in those 12 to 15 years of age, it was announced on Monday. Officials from Pfizer...

US Government Pays $5.29 Billion to Pfizer for Anti-Covid Pills

The pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer has signed a $5.3 billion deal with the United States government to supply its anti-Covid Paxlovid pills to the American people, according to a statement released by the company on Thursday. This is enough to supply...

Pfizer Allows Generic Anti-Covid Pill Manufacture, Waives Royalties

The Pfizer corporation announced on Tuesday that its officials had inked a licensing agreement which will enable less wealthy nations to distribute its antiviral drug Paxlovid in the form of generic anti-Covid pills. Pfizer, based out of New York City,...

Pfizer CEO Says Spreading False Information About Vaccine is “Criminal”

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla stated on Tuesday that people who propagate false information about Covid-19 vaccines are "criminals" responsible for the deaths of unvaccinated people. Bourla made his unusually forceful statements at an event held by the Atlantic Council think-tank. The...

Patriarch Bartholomew Honors Scientists Fighting Covid-19

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew honored three scientists whose extraordinary efforts led to Covid-19 vaccines at an event in New York on Saturday. Bartholomew, who earlier in the week met President Biden at the White House, presented the Athenagoras Human Rights Award to:...

Pfizer’s Investment in Thessaloniki a “Historic Moment” for Greece

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis opened two brand-new Pfizer facilities in Thessaloniki on Tuesday. They are the pharmaceutical company's Global Center for Digital Innovation (CDI) and its Global Center for Business Operations and Services. Pfizer’s investment will contribute €650 million to the...