Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla tests positive for Covid-19 again

CNN  —  Albert Bourla, CEO of drugmaker Pfizer, has tested positive for Covid-19 and is “feeling well,” he said in a tweet Saturday. Bourla said he does not have any…

Pfizer, Moderna seek authorization for updated Covid-19 boosters for younger children

CNN  —  Younger children could soon be eligible to receive an updated Covid-19 booster shot. Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday said they completed their submission to the US Food and…

Moderna files patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech over mRNA Covid-19 vaccines

“Moderna believes that Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty infringes patents Moderna filed between 2010 and 2016 covering Moderna’s foundational mRNA technology. This groundbreaking technology was critical to the development…

Pfizer Plans a Vaccine to Target All Coronaviruses

June 30, 2022 – Ask the sibling of any celebrity and they’ll tell you they don’t get anywhere near the same attention. The same is true for coronaviruses – the…

FDA Panel to Weigh Improved Booster Shots From Moderna, Pfizer

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel will vote on Tuesday whether to recommend that updated…

How are the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for young children different?

They both use an mRNA platform and both are considered safe and well tolerated. Pediatricians CNN spoke with around the country suggest either is a good option. “I think they’re…

Pfizer completes EUA submission for Covid-19 vaccine for youngest kids

Data from a phase 2/3 trial of the vaccine included 1,678 children who had received a third dose during the period when the Omicron coronavirus variant dominated. Results of the…

Pfizer Recalls Another Blood Pressure Medication

April 25, 2022 The pharmaceutical company Pfizer has voluntary recalled a blood pressure medication for the second time in a month. Pfizer is recalling five lots of blood pressure medicine…

Covid-19 booster raises antibody levels against Omicron for children ages 5 through 11, Pfizer and BioNTech say

The new data come from a small study of 140 children ages 5 through 11 who were given a third 10-microgram dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at least six…

Pfizer Recalls Some Blood Pressure Drugs, Citing Cancer Risk

Pfizer is recalling some shipments of its blood pressure drug Accuretic, as well as authorized generic versions of the medication, saying that a cancer-causing compound in those lots exceeded the…