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    3 Dhaka hospitals to administer Pfizer Covid vaccine from Monday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:15pm on June 20, 2021

    Three hospitals in the capital city of Bangladesh, Dhaka, are going to administer Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine from Monday. The Directorate General of health Services announced...

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    US authorises Pfizer jabs for 12-15 year olds

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:16am on May 11, 2021

    The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday authorised the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years old...

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    BioNTech to build southeast Asia manufacturing site in Singapore

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt, Germany | Updated at 01:15pm on May 10, 2021

    Covid-19 vaccine maker BioNTech said Monday it would build a southeast Asia headquarters and manufacturing site in Singapore to produce hundreds of millions of mRNA-based...

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    BioNTech eyes Covid vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt | Updated at 05:59pm on April 29, 2021

    BioNTech said Thursday that it expected its Covid-19 vaccine, jointly developed with Pfizer, to be available to 12 to 15-year-olds in Europe from June. The...

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    Pfizer Covid vaccine effective against Indian variant: Sahin

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin, Germany | Updated at 05:12pm on April 28, 2021

    BioNTech co-founder Ugur Sahin on Wednesday voiced confidence that the vaccine that his company jointly developed with Pfizer works against the Indian variant of the...

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    Production hurdles slow down Covid vaccine rollout: Industries

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:11pm on April 24, 2021

    Removing intellectual property protections from Covid-19 vaccines or pressuring companies into technology sharing will not speed up production of the jabs, and could even slow...

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    EU to get 50m doses of Pfizer’s COVID jabs earlier than expected

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:29pm on April 15, 2021

    The European Union said on Wednesday that it is expecting 50 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses earlier than expected, as the United States said it...

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    Pfizer on delivering 10pc more vaccines by end of May

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:36am on April 14, 2021

    Pfizer has ‘ramped up production’ of its COVID-19 vaccine and can deliver 10 per cent more doses than expected to the United States by the...

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    Chinese vaccines not very powerful

    United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press | Updated at 06:47pm on April 11, 2021

    In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government...

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    Pfizer seeks COVID-19 vaccine use on 12-15 year olds in US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:58pm on April 10, 2021

    Pfizer-BioNTech asked for authorisation on Friday to use their COVID-19 vaccine on 12 to 15-year-olds in the United States, which could mark a crucial next...