Two vaccines of Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson are licensed for emergency use in the country and will be allowed to be imported, Seyed Heidar Mohammadi, deputy head of the Food and Drug Administration, has announced
Negotiation is underway with one or two European countries to purchase Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines, Alireza Raisi, the spokesman for the National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control, has said.
Giant US-based drug maker Pfizer has reportedly demanded some Latin American countries put up sovereign assets -- such as embassy compounds and military bases – as a guarantee for gaining access to its COVID-19 vaccine.
Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc are testing their COVID-19 vaccines against the new fast-spreading version of the virus that has emerged in Britain.
Pfizer Inc and German biotech firm BioNTech SE will get $1.95 billion from the US government to produce and deliver 100 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine candidate.