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  • The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine bet that paid off Apr 09, 2021 06:22 PM IST

    The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine bet that paid off

    US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and BioNTech, a smaller German biotech firm, joined forces on April 9, 2020, as the world reeled from the pandemic, with deaths soaring and nations under lockdown.

  • Pfizer/BioNTech say vaccine effective against South African variant Apr 01, 2021 06:42 PM IST

    Pfizer/BioNTech say vaccine effective against South African variant

    No cases of the disease were observed in South Africa during the phase-three trial study among participants who had received their second dose, the companies said in a statement.

  • COVID-19 update | J&J to deliver coronavirus vaccine to Europe from April 19 Mar 29, 2021 10:35 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | J&J to deliver coronavirus vaccine to Europe from April 19

    The pharmaceutical giant's jab was approved by European Union regulators in mid-March, following approval of vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca.

  • Fully Vaccinated People Can Have Small Gatherings Indoors, CDC Says Mar 08, 2021 10:32 PM IST

    Fully Vaccinated People Can Have Small Gatherings Indoors, CDC Says

    The agency offered good news to grandparents who have refrained from seeing children and grandchildren for the past year, saying that fully vaccinated people may visit indoors with unvaccinated people from a single household so long as no one among the unvaccinated is at risk for severe disease if infected with the coronavirus.

  • Pfizer-BioNTech to get EU 200 million more COVID-19 shots Feb 17, 2021 04:57 PM IST

    Pfizer-BioNTech to get EU 200 million more COVID-19 shots

    The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was the first of three so far to be approved for use in the EU, which has faced strong criticism for a slow start to its vaccination campaign compared with countries such as Israel, Britain and the United States. The other two EU-approved vaccines are from Moderna and AstraZeneca.

  • COVID-19 vaccine tracker| India may emerge as second largest vaccine maker after the US: Report Feb 15, 2021 06:44 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccine tracker| India may emerge as second largest vaccine maker after the US: Report

    Prior to COVID-19 pandemic, India had been producing 60 percent of the world's vaccines for various diseases at an affordable rate.

  • Pfizer vaccine not linked to post-jab deaths: EU regulator Jan 29, 2021 05:02 PM IST

    Pfizer vaccine not linked to post-jab deaths: EU regulator

    The update by the Amsterdam-based European Medicines Agency followed reports that dozens of mainly elderly people had died in Norway and other European countries after receiving a first shot of the vaccine.

  • Pfizer-BioNTech say their COVID vaccine works against UK, South Africa variants Jan 28, 2021 01:38 PM IST

    Pfizer-BioNTech say their COVID vaccine works against UK, South Africa variants

    In a statement, the two companies said the "small differences" detected in tests comparing the original virus and the recent versions "are unlikely to lead to a significant reduction in the effectiveness of the vaccine".

  • Status check on COVID-19 vaccines in pipeline for India over next six months Jan 20, 2021 08:44 PM IST

    Status check on COVID-19 vaccines in pipeline for India over next six months

    In the initial phase, India will inoculate about one crore healthcare workers. This will be followed by two crore frontline workers, police, armed forces, municipal workers, revenue staff and others. In the third phase, 27 crore people above 50 years of age and those with co-morbidities.

  • Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine appears effective against UK COVID-19 strain: Study Jan 20, 2021 04:15 PM IST

    Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine appears effective against UK COVID-19 strain: Study

    The research team led by BioNTech Chief Executive Officer Ugur Sahin has said the result of the study proves it is very unlikely that the UK variant viruses will be able to dodge the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

  • 23 senior citizens die soon after taking Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Norway Jan 16, 2021 04:08 PM IST

    23 senior citizens die soon after taking Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Norway

    Both Pfizer and BioNTech are coordinating with the Norwegian drugs regulator to ascertain the cause behind the deaths of the 23 elderly persons and the former has said that the incident is not alarming and “in line with expectations."

  • COVID-19 vaccine update | China’s Sinovac Biotech vaccine is just 50% effective, say Brazil researchers Jan 13, 2021 04:32 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccine update | China’s Sinovac Biotech vaccine is just 50% effective, say Brazil researchers

    Last week, the Brazil's Butantan Institute had said that the efficacy rate of CoronaVac was 78 percent and claimed to offer total protection against severe cases of the disease.

  • In vaccine transport, a pain point emerges—poor airport infra at pharma hubs Jan 09, 2021 02:27 PM IST

    In vaccine transport, a pain point emerges—poor airport infra at pharma hubs

    The airport at Pune, where the Serum Institute is based, is undergoing runway resurfacing. Pharma clusters around Bengaluru and Chennai are serviced from respective airports but the rest have one challenge or the other.

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