Pfizer Current Affairs, GK & News

Pfizer  Current Affairs, GK & News

Joe Biden’s 1.9 trillion USD plan

The United States President elect Joe Biden recently announced 1.9 USD “American rescue plan”. It is a covid-19 stimulus package. Key features The plan will provide 130 billion USD to help the schools in the United States to reopen safely within the first hundred days of the presidency of Biden. Eligible individuals are to be ..

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First mRNA vaccine of India

The HGC019 Vaccine was developed by the Pune based Gennova Biopharmaceuticals. It is the first indigenously produced mRNA vaccine of the country. The phase I and phase II clinical trials of the vaccine was recently approved by Drug Controller General of India. The vaccine uses the same platform as that used by COVID-19 vaccines developed ..

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UK: First country to launch COVID-19 vaccine

Context in Current Affairs: The United Kingdom has become the first country to roll out the covid-19 vaccine in the world.  The British government recently rolled out the covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. What is the plan? More than 70 Hospital hubs in the United Kingdom are to inoculate people over 80 years. ..

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What is Emergency Use Authorization?

Recently, several drug makers are seeking Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) for the COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer had applied for the EUA in UK and has been approved by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency of the country. Also, the Serum Institute of India and Moderna have also applied for the Emergency Use Authorisation of COVID-19 ..

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What is mRNA Technology used in COVID-19 vaccines for the first time?

On November 16, 2020, Moderna, a US Biotech firm announced that its COVID-19 vaccines are 94.5% effective. The announcement comes in days after Pfizer released results showing 90% effectiveness in its own vaccine. Both the companies use mRNA technology in their vaccines. This is the first time the mRNA technology is being used to create ..

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