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Real-World Proof That Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Slash COVID Infections

MONDAY, March 29, 2021 — The two-dose mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna have proven to be potent weapons against COVID-19 infection among health care workers, first responders and essential workers in the real world, a new U.S. government study shows. After following nearly 4,000 volunteers in six states over a 13-week period, researchers from… Read More »

Pfizer, riding high on COVID-19 vaccine launch, pays CEO Bourla $21 million for 2020

Thanks to the success of its COVID-19 vaccine, the drug giant Pfizer has become a household name around the globe—and the company’s eyeing $ 15 billion in sales from the shot this year. For writing that 2020 success story, CEO Albert Bourla collected a pay package worth more than $ 21 million. Bourla, who took… Read More »

Pfizer urged to hold off on coronavirus vaccine until late November: report

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla and his vaccine partner BioNTech have said the companies expect phase 3 data by the end of October—and that an FDA application could soon follow. But more than 60 researchers and bioethicists urged the partners to wait for more safety data before submitting their shot for a green light, Bloomberg reports. The experts called on… Read More »

ESMO: Pfizer, Merck KGaA’s Bavencio comes up short against placebo in risky head and neck cancer trial

Sometimes in oncology, where both the unmet need and the level of competition are high, when you see a signal, you go for it. Taking on a bit more risk to head into phase 3 can make sense “because the patients are waiting and the business opportunity is in front of you,” as one Pfizer… Read More »