Pfizer to ship 13 million COVID-19 vaccine doses per week to U.S. by mid-March, says executive

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a ‘Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine’ sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration By Carl O’Donnell (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (NYSE:) expects to deliver more than 13 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine per week to the United […]

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Palestinian COVID vaccine plan faces large funding gap, World Bank says

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Palestinian health workers are vaccinated against COVID-19 in Bethlehem By Rami Ayyub JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Palestinians’ COVID-19 vaccination plan faces a $ 30 million funding shortfall, even after factoring in support from a global vaccine scheme for poorer economies, the World Bank said in a report on Monday. Israel, a […]

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Incoming WTO head warns ‘vaccine nationalism’ could slow pandemic recovery

5/5 © Reuters. Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is seen on screen during the WTO Special General Council in Geneva 2/5 By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization’s incoming chief on Monday warned against “vaccine nationalism’ that would slow progress in ending the COVID-19 pandemic and could erode economic growth for all countries – […]

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Sanofi’s mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate not ready this year, CEO says

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A researcher works in an industrial development laboratory at the vaccine unit of French drugmaker Sanofi’s Pasteur plant in Marcy-l’Etoile, near Lyon, France 2/2 PARIS (Reuters) – A COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Sanofi (NASDAQ:) and U.S. group Translate Bio (NASDAQ:) “will not be ready this year,” the French drugmaker’s […]

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Japanese government committee reportedly approves use of Pfizer vaccine

NHK reports on the matter This was very much expected since last week and that may see Japan begin their vaccine rollout some time this month. AstraZeneca had also applied for vaccine approval a week ago so that will be the next one to watch for Japan in the coming weeks.Invest in yourself. See our […]

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European Commission publishes contract signed with AstraZeneca on vaccine purchase

The EU wants AstraZeneca to show accountability as the feud continues The release can be found here. The irony is that when you scroll to Page 40 of the document, the monthly deliveries have been redacted. So, I’m not sure what is the point in all this if they’re trying to sell themselves as the […]

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Biden administration to purchase millions more vaccine doses to curb virus

2/2 © Reuters. U.S. President Biden speaks about his administration’s plans to strengten American manufacturing at the White House in Washington 2/2 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Biden administration will purchase 200 million more coronavirus vaccines and funnel more to states now, in a bid to deliver on the U.S. president’s promise to curb the pandemic, […]

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J&J may not meet U.S. COVID-19 vaccine supply target by spring: NYT

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Vials and medical syringe are seen in front of J&J logo in this illustration (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:) is facing unexpected delays in the manufacturing of its coronavirus vaccine and may not be able to supply as many doses it promised the U.S. government by spring, the New York […]

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