Pfizer CEO says vaccine to become easier to ship and store – HEDGE accordingly
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Puurs (Belgium) (AFP) – US pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer is planning a new version of its coronavirus vaccine that can be stored in a standard freezer and comes diluted and ready for use, its CEO told AFP on Friday. The vaccine developed by Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech is already a mainstay in Europe’s efforts to control the pandemic — but it is a challenge to ship and protect. The current version must be stored at minus 70 degrees Celsius (minus 94 degrees Fahrenheit), limiting its distribution to specially equipped vaccination centres. But Pfizer’s chief executive Albert Bourla told AFP in …

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HEDGE accordingly