Pfizer and BioNTech sign new global collaboration agreement to develop first mRNA-based shingles vaccine

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) announced a new research, development and commercialization collaboration to develop a potential first mRNA-based vaccine for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster virus, or HZV), a debilitating, disfiguring and painful disease that impacts about one in three people in the United States during their lifetime. The […]

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Leiden University Medical Center and Intravacc to start clinical trial with new intranasal corona vaccine

Intravacc, a global leader in translational research and development of therapeutic vaccines and vaccines against infectious diseases, today announced a partnership with Dutch Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) to develop and evaluate a new nasal spray corona vaccine in a clinical phase I/II study. This new vaccine, NANOVAC, is based on microscopic soluble nano-spheres, containing […]

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European Commission grants conditional marketing authorization for Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted Novavax conditional marketing authorization (CMA) for Nuvaxovid™ COVID-19 Vaccine (recombinant, adjuvanted) for active immunization to prevent COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 in individuals 18 years of age and older. […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech receive expanded U.S. FDA emergency use suthorization of COVID-19 vaccine booster to include individuals 18 and older

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the emergency use authorization (EUA) of a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to include individuals 18 years of age and older. The booster dose is to be administered at least six months after […]

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Petrovax Pharm is taking part in the international pharmaceutical exhibition CPhI Worldwide-2021

Petrovax Pharm, the Russian biopharmaceutical company, will participate in CPhI Worldwide-2021 – the international specialized pharmaceutical industry exhibition. This year, it will be held from 9 to 11 November in Italy (Milan) on the territory of the largest exhibition complex Fiera Milano. At the exhibition stand, Petrovax Pharm will present own original pharmaceutical products, that […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech receive CHMP positive opinion for COVID-19 vaccine booster in the European Union

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE, “Pfizer”) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX, “BioNTech”) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a positive opinion on the administration of the companies’ COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose at least six months after the second dose in individuals […]

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University of Oxford and Oracle Cloud System helping researchers identify COVID-19 variants faster

The fast spread of the highly infectious Delta variant underscores the need for faster identification of COVID-19 mutations. Uniting governments and medical communities in this challenge, the University of Oxford and Oracle’s Global Pathogen Analysis System (GPAS) is now being used by organizations on nearly every continent. Institutions using the platform include: the University of […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech submit a variation to EMA with the data in support of a booster dose of COMIRNATY®

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) announced that they submitted a variation to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) requesting to update the Conditional Marketing Authorization (CMA) with data supporting a booster (third) dose of COMIRNATY® (COVID-19 vaccine, mRNA) to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 16 years of age and older. The same data […]

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Moderna announces emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine granted by government of India

Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced that the government of India has issued a registration certificate and a permission to import the COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna for restricted use in an emergency situation. “I want to thank the government of India for this authorization, which marks […]

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