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18 Nov
CEO Albert Bourla said in a statement that the pill could drastically cut deaths and hospitalizations. The Biden adminstration is set to announce that it will order at least 10 million courses of the pill.
3 Aug
Vaccines from both drugmakers have been approved in the EU for children from 12 to 17 years of age. Elsewhere, Australia continues its battle against the delta variant. Follow DW for the latest.
24 Jul
Researchers say two shots of either BioNTech-Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccines are highly effective against variants. Elsewhere, China has declined to follow an investigation into the virus's origins. Follow DW for more.
23 Jul
The Biovac Institute reached a deal with Pfizer to prepare and deliver vaccine doses for the continent. It comes amid an increase of cases in Africa, where just 2% of the population have received a first dose.
17 Mar
As the world continues to battle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, health experts and several pharmaceutical companies have come up with vaccines to reduce the effects. Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has given a significant boost to the global fight and here are five key things to know about the controversial vaccine.
23 Dec 2020
The decision by European Medicines Agency may allow countries to begin vaccinating before the end of the year. The vaccine's approval was widely expected, as EU nations grapple with a worsening coronavirus second wave.
11 Dec 2020
US experts vote to recommend granting emergency approval for Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine, paving the way for America to become the next country to move ahead with mass immunization as the country's virus death toll approaches 300,000. The US government's top infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci also comments on the vaccine recommendation, saying "they are safe and they are highly effective, and those decisions were made by independent bodies without any political or other influence,".
9 Dec 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.⁣
5 Dec 2020
Pfizer and BioNTech have lodged their COVID-19 vaccine with the European Medicines Agency for conditional approval. The companies have already taken similar steps in the US and UK.
22 Nov 2020
Pfizer and BioNTec are preparing to submit their vaccine to US regulators for approval for emergency use. The two pharma firms claim the product is effective in 95% of the cases with no major safety concerns.
20 Nov 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday⁣. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.⁣⁣
17 Nov 2020
Moderna said that Phase 3 stage analysis suggested its coronavirus vaccine could prevent COVID-19. The news comes a week after Pfizer and German drug-maker BioNTech announced a vaccine of their own.

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3 hours ago
Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
3 hours ago
Thousands of Sudanese protest across the country in a show of anger over a government deal that reinstated the prime minister but gave the military majority control. Also, Gambia's president wins re-election, but the opposition is crying foul. One competitor has since accepted the result, but two others are refusing to. Finally, protesters take to South African beaches in opposition to oil and gas exploration by energy giant Shell. Activists say the project endangers marine animals and tourism.
4 hours ago
The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
4 hours ago
Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
5 hours ago
At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
6 hours ago
Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.