EMA Gives Nod To Additional Sites For Pfizer - BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

  • European Medical Agency (EMA) has approved additional manufacturing sites to produce Comirnaty, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc PFE and BioNTech SE BNTX.
  • One site, located in Frankfurt, is operated by Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, part of Sanofi SA SNY. The other in Hameln is operated by Siegfried Hameln GmbH. Both sites will manufacture the finished product.
  • These sites will provide up to 50 million additional doses in 2021.
  • Read Next: EMA Approves Additional Sites To Boost Output Capacity For mRNA-Based COVID-19 Vaccines.
  • Price Action: PFE shares are down 1.29% at $45.91, while BNTX stock is up 3.88% at $349.29 during the market session on the last check Thursday.
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