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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?

FDA Authorizes Second Pfizer, Moderna Booster For Americans

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday authorized a second booster of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna for adults 50 years and older, announcing that a fourth shot improves protection against severe Covid-19. The agency also authorized a second Pfizer-BioNTech booster for...

Dramatic Rise of Foreign Investments in Greece

Greece marked an impressive increase of 74.3 percent in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2021, according to Enterprise Greece

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 to Ask for Vaccine Authorization for Children Under 5

The Pfizer corporation, the first pharmaceutical firm to have a vaccine against the coronavirus, is expected to ask the United States Food and Drug Administration to authorize its inoculation for children under the age of 5. At a time when...

Pfizer’s Bourla: Frequent Covid Boosters “Not a Good Scenario”

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla on Saturday said people getting COVID-19 booster shots every four to five months is "not a good scenario" and argued that an annual vaccine would be a better approach to fighting the virus. Bourla told the...

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...

Pfizer to Develop MRNA Shingles Vaccine with BioNTech

Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Wednesday that they will work together to develop an MRNA vaccine for the viral infection called shingles. The pharmaceutical companies worked together to create the world's first fully-approved MRNA vaccine for the coronavirus in 2020. They...

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...