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Month: October 2020

Coronavirus: EU Commission lists key steps for effective vaccination strategies and vaccines deployment

As Europe learns to live with the pandemic, the development and swift global deployment of safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19 remains an essential element in the eventual solution to the public health crisis. In this context, the Commission is working to ensure that there will be access to safe vaccines across Europe, and encourages […]

Pfizer and BioNTech Announce New England Journal of Medicine Publication of Phase 1 Data on Lead mRNA Vaccine Candidate BNT162b2 Against COVID-19

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced that preliminary, peer-reviewed data from the Phase 1 portion of their ongoing U.S. study of BNT162b2 were published online in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).   BNT162b2, which has advanced into a global Phase 3 study, is part of the companies’ mRNA-based […]

BioNTech to Present Data from BNT311 (GEN1046) and BNT131 (SAR441000) Programs at SITC 35th Annual Meeting

BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX, “BioNTech” or “the Company”) today announced that results from three clinical and preclinical studies have been accepted for presentation at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) 35th Annual Meeting. The data represent the first clinical results from BioNTech’s ongoing collaborations with Genmab and Sanofi from both its mRNA and antibody […]

New Clinical Trial for a COVID-19 Vaccine Authorised in Germany

The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Federal Institute for Vaccines and Biomedicines has authorised another Phase-1 clinical trial of a vaccine against COVID-19 in Germany. The new vaccine candidate is a so-called vector vaccine. Trials on vaccine candidates in humans are a significant step in the direction of authorising safe and efficacious vaccines against COVID-19. This new vaccine is […]

BioNTech and Pfizer Announce Nature Publication of German Phase 1/2 Study Data from mRNA-based Vaccine Candidate BNT162b1 Against SARS-CoV-2

BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that preliminary, peer-reviewed data from their ongoing German Phase 1/2 Study of BNT162b1 were published online in the journal Nature. BNT162b1 is part of the companies’ mRNA-based vaccine development program Lightspeed against SARS-CoV-2. The preliminary clinical data from the German study of BNT162b1, a […]