Pfizer Inc. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market

shed 1.67% to $41.85 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index. falling 0.79% to 3,672.82 and Dow Jones Industrial Average. DJIA,. -0.17%. falling 0.35% to 30,068.81. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. Pfizer Inc. closed...
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Vaccine documents hacked at EU medicines agency

Two pharmaceutical companies in line for first conditional approval for their COVID-19 vaccine by the EU's medicine regulator said Wednesday their documents were "unlawfully accessed" during a cyberattack on a European Medicines Agency server. Pfizer and BioNTech said documents relating to their vaccine candidate had been accessed, but that "no...
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Allergy warning for Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine after UK health workers with allergy history suffer reaction

London (CNN) — People with a "significant history of allergic reactions" should not be given the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, UK health authorities said Wednesday, after two health care workers experienced symptoms after receiving a shot the day before. The precautionary advice was given after the pair "responded adversely" following their...
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U.S. records more than 3,000 deaths in a single day, a new high

The Washington Post is providing this important information about the coronavirus for free. For more free coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, sign up for our Coronavirus Updates newsletter where all stories are free to read. After weeks of surging infections and rising levels of virus hospitalizations, the United States recorded...

Pfizer Says Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective

Pfizer's experimental COVID-19 vaccine appears to be working. The vaccine was found to be more than 90% effective, according to clinical results released by the company Monday. That news comes from an interim analysis of a study involving 43,538 volunteers, 42% of whom had "diverse backgrounds." Each participant got two...
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Pfizer Is Already Producing Millions Of Doses Of Its Vaccine. A Crucial Ingredient Comes From Mass. 04:03. With its glittering glass façade reflecting the woods, Pfizer’s facility in Andover looks more like a university science center than a major manufacturing site. But inside are large, stainless steel tanks serving as chemical reactors for the company to produce the core component of its coronavirus vaccine – the RNA.
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Hackers steal Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine data in Europe, companies say

LONDON (Reuters) -U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech said on Wednesday that documents related to their development of a COVID-19 vaccine had been “unlawfully accessed” in a cyberattack on Europe’s medicines regulator. The European Medicines Agency (EMA), which assesses medicines and vaccines for the European Union, said hours...