BioNTech and Pfizer report successful third phase of coronavirus vaccine clinical trials

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BioNTech and Pfizer report successful third phase of coronavirus vaccine clinical trials

11.11.2020 News

BioNTech from Mainz and US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer have announced the successful third phase of clinical trials of the vaccine from COVID. The company said in a statement that registration is expected in November.

According to the release, the third phase of clinical trials of BNT162b2 showed its effectiveness by more than 90% among trial subjects.

“The candidate vaccine was found to be more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 … in the first interim efficacy analysis,” the company said in a statement.

The companies expect to produce 50 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine in 2020 and up to 1.3 billion doses in 2021.

“Based on current forecasts, we expect to produce up to 50 million doses of the vaccine worldwide in 2020 and up to 1.3 billion doses in 2021,” the company said in a statement.

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