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    BioNTech can make vaccine for new variant in six weeks

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 06:36pm on December 22, 2020

    The co-founder of BioNTech said Tuesday it was ‘highly likely’ that its vaccine against the coronavirus works against the mutated strain detected in Britain, but...

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    Singapore first Asian country to get Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Singapore | Updated at 12:07pm on December 22, 2020

    Singapore received Asia's first delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on Monday, capping what the city-state's premier said had been a ‘long and arduous’ year...

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    Biden receives COVID-19 vaccine live on TV

    Agence France-Presse . Newark, United States | Updated at 10:20am on December 22, 2020

      US president-elect Joe Biden received a COVID-19 vaccine live on television Monday in a campaign to boost Americans’ confidence in the jabs – and...

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    Patent rules undercut access to vaccine

    Sarah Lazare | Updated at 12:00am on December 22, 2020

    THE phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal giant Pfiz­er, whose COVID-19 vac­cine with Ger­man part­ner BioN­Tech was approved Decem­ber 11 for emer­gency use in the Unit­ed States, has emerged as a vocal oppo­nent of...

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    Trudeau to be vaccinated publicly

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 11:40am on December 21, 2020

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau will receive the COVID-19 shot in public once those in his age group are in line to be vaccinated, he...

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    Swiss authorise Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

    Agence France-Presse .Geneva | Updated at 10:42am on December 20, 2020

    Switzerland on Saturday approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, with immunisation set to start just after Christmas as the country battles rising coronavirus cases....

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    Pence gets vaccine, Biden to receive jab Monday

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:19am on December 19, 2020

    US vice-president Mike Pence received a COVID-19 vaccine live on television Friday in a public display designed to boost national confidence in the drug, while...

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    US health worker allergic reaction to Pfizer vaccine

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:49am on December 17, 2020

    A health worker in Alaska suffered a serious allergic reaction after getting Pfizer-BioNTech’sCOVID-19 vaccine and is now hospitalised but stable, a report said on Wednesday....

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    Singapore approves Pfizer vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:17am on December 15, 2020

    A nurse in New York became the first person in the United States to receive the coronavirus vaccine Monday. Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse...

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    Pfizer vaccine will reach US hospitals on Monday

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:32am on December 13, 2020

    The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will reach hospitals and other sites across the United States by Monday morning, a top official said Saturday, ready to be...