Vietnam to buy additional nearly 20 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Vietnam to buy additional nearly 20 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

The Vietnamese government on August 14 issued Resolution No.90/NQ-CP approving the purchase of nearly 20 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
Vaccine giants raking it in at the expense of others

Vaccine giants raking it in at the expense of others

While the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccine producers made huge profits in the first half of 2021, sales figures in various countries point to the apparent conclusion that the same groups are profiteering from monopolies on the vaccines.
Ho Chi Minh City plans to administer over 1.1 million shots in next vaccination drive

Ho Chi Minh City plans to administer over 1.1 million shots in next vaccination drive

Ho Chi Minh City will distribute AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Moderna vaccines with more than 1.1 million doses in the fifth round of its vaccination campaign.
Pfizer vaccine to arrive Vietnam on July 7

Pfizer vaccine to arrive Vietnam on July 7

According to the MoH, more than 90,000 doses of Pfizer/BioNtech's vaccines are expected to arrive at Noi Bai International Airport on the morning of July 7.
Vietnam approves Pfizer/BIONTECH COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Vietnam approves Pfizer/BIONTECH COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

The MoH signed Decision No.2908/QD-BYT, officially approving Comirnaty – the Covid-19 vaccine of Pfizer/BioNTech for emergency use.
Wealthy gain as world demands fair access

Wealthy gain as world demands fair access

While some of the world’s largest vaccine makers have committed to increase COVID-19 vaccine access to middle and low-income countries, there remains uncertainty over patent waivers.
Pharmaceutical giants shell out billions to shareholders amid vaccine apartheid

Pharmaceutical giants shell out billions to shareholders amid vaccine apartheid

Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca have paid enough in dividends and stock buybacks to shareholders to inoculate the population of Africa.
Replaced regulation to hit global drugmakers

Replaced regulation to hit global drugmakers

International pharma giants like Pfizer, GSK, and Novartis are expected to be strongly hit soon by a price cut under Vietnam’s new tender rules for branded drugs, enabling local patients to receive an increase in pharmaceutical access at affordable prices.
US groups flock to ASEAN to further aid business interests

US groups flock to ASEAN to further aid business interests

Betting on Vietnam’s future growth potential driven by landmark free trade agreements, investors from both the United States and the ASEAN are releasing new plans to venture further into the lucrative local market, with healthcare being a heavy focus.
Drug price hikes in US threaten the same in Vietnam?

Drug price hikes in US threaten the same in Vietnam?

Pfizer, Sanofi, and GlaxoSmithKline are reported to plan increasing drug prices in the US in 2020, triggering public concerns over a similar hike in Vietnam.