WHO Director General Speeches [selected]

WHO Director General Speeches [selected]
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Status of COVID-19 Vaccines within WHO EUL/PQ evaluation process 11 November 2021
For 24 vaccine candidates, presents Manufacturer, Name of Vaccine, NRA of Record, Platform, EOI Accepted Status, Pre-submission Meeting Held Status, Dossier Accepted for Review, Status of Assessment; Anticipated/Completed Decision Date
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COVID Vaccine Developer/Manufacturer Announcements
[relevant press releases/announcement from organizations from WHO EUL/PQ listing above]


Press Releases
New analyses of two AZD7442 COVID-19 Phase III trials in high-risk populations confirm robust efficacy and long-term prevention
18 November 2021


Two billion doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine supplied to countries across the world less than 12 months after first approval
16 November 2021


Bharat Biotech
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BioCubaFarma – Cuba
Últimas Noticias – [Website not responding at inquiry; receiving 403-Forbidden]


News – [Website not responding at inquiry]

Clover Biopharmaceuticals – China
Nov 18,2021
Clover and CEPI Expand Partnership for COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate to Include Evaluation as a Booster
:: CEPI commits up to an additional US$36.9 million for a total investment of up to $397.4 million to support the development of Clover’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate, SCB-2019 (CpG 1018/Alum)
:: CEPI funding supports development of SCB-2019 (CpG 1018/Alum) for primary vaccination across all age groups (pediatric, adolescent, adults, and elderly) and development as a potential booster


Curevac [Bayer Ag – Germany]
November 18, 2021
CureVac Publishes in Nature Preclinical Data of Second-Generation COVID-19 Candidate, CV2CoV, Demonstrating Comparable Antibody Levels to Licensed mRNA Vaccine


Gamaleya National Center
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Press Releases
November 19, 2021
U.S. CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommends Booster Vaccination with Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

November 19, 2021
Moderna Announces FDA Authorization of Booster Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S. for Adults 18 Years and Older

November 18, 2021
Moderna Announces First Participant Dosed in Phase 2/3 Study of its mRNA Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Vaccine

November 17, 2021
Moderna Files for Authorization of its COVID-19 Vaccine with Health Canada to Include Children Ages 6-11 Years

November 16, 2021
Moderna Announces European Union and European Economic Area Countries to Donate More than 70 Million Doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to COVAX in 2021 to Help End COVID-19 Pandemic in Low Income Countries

November 15, 2021
Health Canada Authorizes Booster Dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine in Individuals 18 Years of Age and Older


Press Releases
Novavax Statement on Publication of Positive Results from First Study of Co-administered COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccines Nov 18, 2021

Novavax Confirms European Medicines Agency Review of COVID-19 Vaccine Filing for Conditional Marketing Authorization Nov 17, 2021

Novavax and Serum Institute of India Receive Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 Vaccine in the Philippines Nov 17, 2021

Novavax Announces Submission of Biologics License Application in South Korea for Approval of NVX-CoV2373 Nov 15, 2021


Recent Press Releases
Pfizer and BioNTech Receive Expanded U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization of COVID-19 Vaccine Booster to Include Individuals 18 and Older

Pfizer Seeks Emergency Use Authorization for Novel COVID-19 Oral Antiviral Candidate

Pfizer and The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) Sign Licensing Agreement for COVID-19 Oral Antiviral Treatment Candidate to Expand Access in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
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Sanofi Pasteur
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Serum Institute of India
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Novavax and Serum Institute of India Receive Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 Vaccine in the Philippines


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Vector State Research Centre of Viralogy and Biotechnology
Home – No new digest announcements identified

Zhifei Longcom, China
[Anhui Zhifei Longcom Biologic Pharmacy Co., Ltd.]
[No website identified]



Press releases for media
17 November 2021 GSK and Vir Biotechnology announce United States government agreements to purchase sotrovimab, a COVID-19 treatment


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SK Biosciences
Press releases
SK bioscience Submits Biologics License Application to the KMFDS for Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate
The first submission of a protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate in Korea…
2021. 11. 15


Press Releases
November 15, 2021
Valneva to Present its Chikungunya Vaccine Candidate at the ASTMH 2021 Annual Meeting