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Vials with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine against the novel coronavirus stand ready for use at the vaccination center in Pfaffenhofen, southern Germany, on January 10, 2021. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)
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Five or six doses? Controversy over Pfizer vaccine vials

Five or six doses? Pfizer says each vial of its Covid-19 vaccine contains six doses but the difficulty in obtaining that extra dose means many countries are facing a drop in supply
This handout illustration image obtained February 27, 2020 courtesy of the US Food and Drug Administration shows the coronavirus,COVID-19. - President Donald Trump has played down fears of a major coronavirus outbreak in the United States, even as infections ricochet around the world, prompting a ban on pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. China is no longer the only breeding ground for the deadly virus as countries fret over possible contagion coming from other hotbeds of infection, including Iran, South Korea and Italy. There are now more daily cases being recorded outside China than inside the country, where the virus first emerged in December, according to the World Health Organization. (Photo by Handout / US Food and Drug Administration / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO /US FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION/HANDOUT " - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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BioNTech: plucky German upstart leads Covid-19 vaccine race

German biotech firm BioNTech has never brought a vaccine to market before but it is now in pole position in the race to develop a jab that will end the coronavirus crisis