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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...

Pfizer Asks FDA for Vaccine Approval for 5-11 Year Old Children

The Pfizer corporation said on Thursday that they are now asking the US Food and Drug Administration to issue an emergency use authorization of their Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11. The move comes after a months-long surge...

CDC Says Booster Shot Side Effects Similar to Original Vaccine

The side effects that are produced as a result of a booster shot are similar to those that occurred after original coronavirus vaccinations, according to a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC says that...

Pfizer Tests New Oral Drug That Could Prevent COVID-19

Pfizer announced on Monday that they are testing an oral antiviral drug that could stop coronavirus infection after exposure. The announcement comes at a time when scientists and researchers across the world are broadening their range of treatments against...

Greece to Distribute Pfizer Coronavirus Booster Shot

Certain Greeks will soon have access to a booster shot of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, Maria Theodoridou, Chair of the Greek National Vaccination Committee, announced on Monday. Healthcare workers, Greek citizens over 60 years of age, and those who live...

CDC Rules All Adults in Risky Work Settings Should Receive Booster Shot

In an unusual move, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) set aside the recommendation of its independent panel of experts, ruling that coronavirus booster shots using the Pfizer/BioNTech inoculation can now be officially distributed to some adults in...

Unvaccinated People 11 Times More Likely to Die from Covid-19

Reinforcing the need to vaccinate as the Delta variant of the coronavirus marches across the globe, several studies undertaken the the US' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that those who are unvaccinated are 11 times more likely...

Greece Offers Booster Shots to People Over 60, Healthcare Workers

Greece announced on Monday that booster shots of Covid-19 vaccine will become available from September 30 for all adults aged over 60 and healthcare professionals. “The increased risk for people over 60 is reflected in epidemiological data,” said Maria Theodoridou,...

FDA Rejects Pfizer’s Booster Shot Request

A Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory panel voted against giving Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine booster shot to the majority of the population. The FDA decided that booster shots would only be necessary for those over the age of 65 as...

Pfizer, Moderna Release Data Supporting Booster Shot

Late on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical firm Moderna released new data regarding breakthrough cases of the coronavirus that it says supports the need for a third booster shot of its coronavirus vaccine. Earlier the Pfizer Corporation had announced that evidence from Israel...