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COVID-19: Moderna and Pfizer coronavirus vaccines linked to mild heart inflammation but benefits still outweigh risks

The Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna jabs have been linked to cases of mild heart inflammation – but the benefits still outweigh the risks, according to European and UK health agencies. Myocarditis – inflammation of the heart muscle – and pericarditis – inflammation of the lining around the heart – have been observed in a small number […]

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Pfizer targets at least 2 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses this year, sees $15 billion in 2021 from the shots

(Reuters) – Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it expects to generate $15 billion, or about a quarter of its total revenue this year, from sales of its COVID-19 vaccine co-developed with German partner BioNTech SE. Sales from the vaccine – on track to be the drugmaker’s top product this year – could top $15 billion […]

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UK access to Pfizer jab threatened as EU imposes new controls on COVID vaccine exports

The European Union has threatened to impose strict controls on the exporting of coronavirus vaccines made in the bloc. The move could impact the UK’s supply of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, which is made in Belgium. It comes amid growing European anger towards pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, which is accused of failing to deliver the promised number […]

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How Pfizer Plans to Distribute Its Vaccine (It’s Complicated)

For months, scientists and public health experts have been saying the most crucial part of defusing the Covid-19 pandemic will be developing a safe and effective vaccine. So it was cause for celebration this week when Pfizer announced that an early analysis showed its vaccine candidate was more than 90 percent effective. Now the drug […]

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Are These Markets Really Efficient?

On Nov. 17-18, DealBook is holding our first Online Summit. Join us as we welcome the most consequential newsmakers in business, policy and culture to explore the pivotal questions of the moment — and the future. Watch for free from anywhere in the world. Register now. The great rotation The pandemic is still raging, but […]