U.S., U.K., E.U., Canada, and Japan have already claimed over 80% of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine supply for 2021.
But in tropical countries maintain low minus 70 – 80 degree Centigrade temperature is big hurdle.
President Jair Bolsonaro has declared the suspension of a Brazilian trial for a Chinese covid vaccine as a “victory”
Taiwan will not buy made-in-China version of Pfizer vaccine.
Positive signs from Pfizer, but not for Chinese lab Sinovac. The CCP’s coronavirus vaccine trial has been suspended in Brazil. Said in tweet Ambassador Pete Hoekstra
Vaccine trial of a Chinese company was suspended in Brazil coz of the death of a volunteer. Sao Paulo police said the volunteer committed suicide.
A COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Chinese conglomerate Fosun in collaboration with foreign partners Pfizer and BioNTech is “90 percent effective,” Fosun chairman Guo Guangchang said Monday, raising hopes the company’s coronavirus vaccine will soon be available in China.
Pfizer vaccine to be made in China for the Asia market, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) chief said Taiwan will never buy any vaccines made in the communist country.
On Monday (Nov. 9) American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotechnology firm BioNTech announced that their vaccine is more than 90 percent effective at preventing Wuhan coronavirus symptoms. During his weekly press conference Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 12), Minister of Health and Welfare and CECC head Chen Shih-chung fielded questions about Taiwan’s participation in The COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access Facility (COVAX) and how it may acquire the new Pfizer vaccine through that channel.
Chairman of Prime Minister’s Taskforce on Science and Technology Dr Atta ur Rehman on Tuesday remarked that the Pfizer vaccine, being celebrated worldwide, is not suitable for Pakistan.
“This vaccine is not suitable for Pakistan in my opinion,” the former head of the HEC told Geo Pakistan,and warned that it was “too early to celebrate” the news regarding the Pfizer vaccine.
“We should not think much about this vaccine, instead focus on other vaccines that are being developed and have seen similar results but havn’t been announced with fanfare. They are working quietly,” said Dr Rehman.