Doctor Agustina Ruiz Villamil has been appointed as Pfizer's new Chief Executive Officer for Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay to replace Nicolá Vaquer, who was the laboratory's chief during the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing negotiations for the purchase of vaccines.
Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas Wednesday announced that additional vaccination centers would be opened for the administration of booster doses of the COVID-19 immunizer.
US pharmaceutical company Pfizer has filed a request before the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week for an emergency clearance to vaccinate children aged 5 to 11 with a 10-microgram booster dose against the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant.
US pharmaceutical company Moderna Friday sued Pfizer / BioNTech over patent ownership infringement regarding the COVID-19 RNA vaccine
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) has requested some additional information from Wyeth/Pfizer regarding booster doses of their COVID-19 vaccine for children and adolescents and is still waiting for a reply, Agencia Brasil reported Friday.
Brazilian health authorities Thursday launched a campaign explaining the proper use and handling of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine and the number of booster doses recommended for this specific drug.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has sent a letter of support to Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas after a judge ordered all vaccination of children under 13 years of age against COVID-19 be halted in the country.
A group of Uruguayan anti-vaccine protesters gathered Wednesday at the courthouse doorstep in support of Surrogate Judge Alejandro Recarey's decision earlier this week to request information from the Health Ministry (MSP) and the Pfizer laboratory regarding anti-COVID-19 vaccines.
An Uruguayan court has ruled that the national government and the laboratory Pfizer must disclose during a hearing this coming Wednesday the exact components of the COVID-19 vaccine of that brand which is widely used throughout the country.
According to a study released Tuesday by Brazil's Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), patients who have taken the two-shot scheme of CoronaVac's drug would be better off if they receive a booster injection of the Pfizer vaccine.