In this news, we discuss the Pfizer CEO: may be a week between conclusive vaccine data, public notification.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Albert Bourla, chief executive of Pfizer Inc., PFE.N, said on Tuesday that once he knew whether the vaccine candidate he is developing with German BioNTech SE 22UAy.F was working, it could take a week before it is released to the public, making it unlikely that data will be released ahead of the November 3 presidential election.
“In the event of a conclusive reading, positive or negative, we will inform the public as soon as we have completed the necessary administrative work, which we estimate to be completed within a week from the moment we know it,” Bourla said. speaking on a business conference call. Pfizer said earlier on Tuesday it was not yet ready to release data from the advanced stage COVID-19 vaccine trial.
Reporting by Michael Erman; Edited by Chizu Nomiyama
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Originally posted 2020-10-27 17:06:09.