Mass 'real world' study confirms Pfizer vaccine's efficacy
The Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine proved 94 percent effective in a huge real-world study published Wednesday that involved 1.2 million people in Israel, confirming the power of mass immunization campaigns to end the coronavirus pandemic.
Pfizer first dose 85% effective after 2-4 weeks: study
The first dose of the Pfizer vaccination is 85 percent effective against coronavirus infection between two and four weeks after inoculation, according to a study published in the Lancet medical journal.
North Korea 'tried to hack' Pfizer for vaccine info - South's spies
North Korean hackers tried to break into the computer systems of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in a search for information on a coronavirus vaccine and treatment technology, South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday, according to reports.
‘Government needs N2tr to immunise over 200 million Nigerians’
Nigerians yesterday decried the high cost of COVID-19 vaccines and asked for interventions to tame prices. Two doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine could cost as much as $28, while AstraZeneca goes for $8.
Pfizer estimates $15 bn in 2021 sales for Covid-19 vaccine
Sales of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech could reach up to $15 billion in 2021 and go higher if Pfizer signs additional supply contracts, Pfizer said Tuesday.
BioNTech-Pfizer pledges up to 75 mn more jabs to EU
BioNTech and Pfizer said Monday they will ramp up their coronavirus vaccine deliveries to the European Union, pledging to send up to 75 million extra doses to the bloc in the spring.
Furore over COVID vaccination programmes
There have been concerns on the possible effects of the much-anticipated COVID-19 vaccination programme in Nigeria and indeed all over the world.
Vaccine boost for poor countries as Biden warns of '600,000 dead'
New US President Joe Biden on Friday said "well over 600,000" Americans could die of the coronavirus as he stepped up federal aid in the world's worst-hit country, while international deals won cheaper tests and vaccines for millions in less wealthy nations.