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US to purchase 500M Pfizer doses to boost global vaccine supply

President Joe Biden will announce a purchase of another 500 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be shared with poorer countries dealing with severe COVID-19 outbreaks and a shortage of shots. Biden will make the announcement this week during his trip to the United Kingdom for the G-7 summit, according to the Washington Post.… 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 »

After positive early data, Pfizer, BioNTech CEOs sound off on coronavirus vaccine timelines

On the heels of early positive COVID-19 vaccine data, the CEOs at BioNTech and Pfizer are gearing up for a late-stage trial and talking up potential approvals later this year.  In separate interviews this week, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla and BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin said their mRNA vaccine candidate could be ready to submit to regulators in the fall or winter, respectively, pending success in… Read More »