Posts Tagged ‘Pfizer’

COVID-19: Israel Gets First Delivery Of Pfizer Vaccine

By Seun Adeuyi Israel had received its first batch of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. Receiving the shipment on Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared the pandemic’s end was “in sight” and vowing to get the first jab. “This is a great celebration for Israel,” AFP quoted Netanyahu to have said on the tarmac at Ben Gurion […]

UK Okays Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

By Seun Adeuyi The United Kingdom (UK) has become the first western country to approve the coronavirus vaccine with its regulator clearing Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s shot ahead of decisions in the United States (US) and European Union (EU), according to Bloomberg News. The vaccine is expected to play a significant role in the […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: U.S. Mission Celebrates Nigerian Doctor

By Adejumo Enock U.S Mission Nigeria has congratulated Dr. Onyema Ogbuagu for the role he played in the development of a Vaccine for Covid-19.  U.S Mission Nigeria in its Facebook post on Monday stated that “Nigeria Contribute to the world in so many ways, our gate off to Dr. Onyema Ogbuagu at Yale who helped […]

#COVID19: Pfizer, BioNTech Announce “Encouraging” Early Vaccine Trial Results

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech, on Wednesday, announced, ‘encouraging’ early results for their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, saying it produced neutralizing antibodies and was generally ‘well tolerated.’ The study was small, with 45 healthy adults ages 18 to 55. Subjects reported mild side effects, including pain at the injection site and low-grade fever, which […]

ECONOMIC WOES| Pfizer Rules Out Setting Up Plant In Nigeria

Marketing Manager of Pfizer, Consumer Health, Sue Cartwright said the company would not start up the construction of a plant in Nigeria but would rather ship its products from Europe and other regions to the country. “All of the manufacturing of Centrum is done within Pfizer plants which are based either in the U.S. China […]