Pfizer negotiating with U.S. to provide an additional 100 million Covid vaccine doses, CEO says
Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla said the company is negotiating with the federal government to provide an additional 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses next year as Americans will receive some of the first shots Monday.
Pfizer and the U.S. are working out the details on timing, Bourla told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” in an interview Monday morning. The company could provide many of those doses in the third quarter of 2021, but the U.S. government is pushing for it in the second quarter, he said.
“We are working very collaboratively to try to find a solution and be able to allocate those 100 million [doses] in the second quarter if possible or a lot of them,” Bourla said, adding the company has not signed an agreement with the U.S. yet.
The comment came after the Food and Drug Administration approved Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]