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# biontech - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August
# Herd Immunity
# Herd Immunity

BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August

Apr 28th 2021, 8:47 PM 29,396 Views 39 Comments

His company’s Covid-19 vaccine makes up a large share of the doses administered in Europe and North America.

# biontech - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

EMA finds no specific age risk for AstraZeneca, 'updated recommendation' due next week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EMA finds no specific age risk for AstraZeneca, 'updated recommendation' due next week

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 4:05 PM 17,755 Views 41 Comments

The company now plans to submit applications to regulators for approval in this age group.

# biontech - Monday 1 February, 2021

BioNTech-Pfizer to send EU up to 75 million more vaccine doses
# Booster
# Booster

BioNTech-Pfizer to send EU up to 75 million more vaccine doses

Feb 1st 2021, 9:13 AM 41,028 Views 39 Comments

There’s been growing anger over the EU’s inoculation campaign, which has been criticised as too slow.

# biontech - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Delayed until the end of 2021: What's happening with the Sanofi/GSK jab?
# Waiting And Waiting
# Waiting And Waiting

Delayed until the end of 2021: What's happening with the Sanofi/GSK jab?

Jan 31st 2021, 8:00 AM 37,680 Views 25 Comments

The vaccine – of which Ireland is due to receive more three million doses – will not be available until the end of the year, at the earliest.

# biontech - Friday 15 January, 2021

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains
# Covid19
# Covid19

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains

Jan 15th 2021, 12:25 PM 9,928 Views 7 Comments

Developers have said they could adapt the vaccine quickly if a new variant is resistant to it.

# biontech - Friday 8 January, 2021

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 10:39 AM 21,114 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach said earlier this week that up to 135,000 people will have received two vaccine doses by the end of February.

# biontech - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

First vaccines to be administered in Ireland on 30 December
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

First vaccines to be administered in Ireland on 30 December

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:55 PM 35,166 Views 73 Comments

The Minister for Health has said that tens of thousands of doses will arrive in Ireland each week from early January.

# biontech - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Health Minister says Covid-19 vaccine should be free as nine freezer trucks arrive in Ireland
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Health Minister says Covid-19 vaccine should be free as nine freezer trucks arrive in Ireland

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 7:55 PM 105,531 Views 139 Comments

The Taoiseach said the low temperature fridges are being stored in Citywest before being distributed around the country.

Donnelly says UK and EU 'only a few weeks apart' on vaccine approval
# Pfizer Vaccine
# Pfizer Vaccine

Donnelly says UK and EU 'only a few weeks apart' on vaccine approval

Dec 2nd 2020, 5:18 PM 10,221 Views 25 Comments

The vaccine has been authorised by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) for emergency use.

UK formally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK formally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:24 AM 21,769 Views 55 Comments

The UK has become the first western country to licence a vaccine against he virus.

# biontech - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Pfizer applies for emergency approval to rollout vaccine in US before the end of the year
# Pfizer Vaccine
# Pfizer Vaccine

Pfizer applies for emergency approval to rollout vaccine in US before the end of the year

Nov 21st 2020, 10:44 AM 21,841 Views 54 Comments

The FDA will meet on 10 December to discuss the request for emergency use authorization

# biontech - Friday 20 November, 2020

Americans face growing raft of Covid-19 restrictions as emergency vaccine request to be filed
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Americans face growing raft of Covid-19 restrictions as emergency vaccine request to be filed

Nov 20th 2020, 7:25 AM 15,760 Views 4 Comments

An emergency use authorisation request for the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is expected to be filed today.

# biontech - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Explainer: Which Covid-19 vaccines could Ireland get and how prepared are we for the roll-out?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: Which Covid-19 vaccines could Ireland get and how prepared are we for the roll-out?

Nov 14th 2020, 9:30 AM 46,385 Views 103 Comments

The European Commission has signed agreements with four companies so far.

# biontech - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine

Nov 10th 2020, 4:09 PM 20,934 Views 19 Comments

The news yesterday was really positive, but there are practical considerations to bear in mind.

Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised
# Covid19
# Covid19

Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 3:27 PM 32,880 Views 25 Comments

Von der Leyen today described the vaccine as “the most promising so far”.

# biontech - Monday 9 November, 2020

'A watershed moment': Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is '90% effective' in preventing the illness, company says
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

'A watershed moment': Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is '90% effective' in preventing the illness, company says

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 3:30 PM 116,167 Views 285 Comments

The results are in from its phase three trial.