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Samsung, Others Replace Moderna’s Vaccine with Pfizer’s for In-house Inoculation Program

Samsung, Others Replace Moderna’s Vaccine with Pfizer’s for In-house Inoculation Program

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean firms are replacing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine with Pfizer’s for their in-house inoculation programs, industry insiders said Monday, due to the former’s delayed supply schedule. Samsung Electronics Co. said vaccines that will be administered to its workers have been switched from Moderna’s to Pfizer’s following health authorities’ notification. [...]

S. Korea to Receive 700,000 Doses of Pfizer Vaccine Under Exchange Deal with Israel

S. Korea to Receive 700,000 Doses of Pfizer Vaccine Under Exchange Deal with Israel

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will receive 700,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine by Pfizer Inc. from Israel under an exchange deal, health authorities said Tuesday. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said the expiring COVID-19 vaccine doses will arrive in the country early Wednesday and will be used for [...]

Front-line Medical Workers Get 1st Injections of Pfizer’s Vaccine in S. Korea

Front-line Medical Workers Get 1st Injections of Pfizer’s Vaccine in S. Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of 300 medical workers treating novel coronavirus patients started receiving the first batch of the vaccine developed by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. in South Korea on Saturday, one day after the country kicked off a free vaccination campaign. Doctors, nurses and other health professionals treating COVID-19 [...]

S. Korean Drugmakers to Sell Generic Version of Pfizer’s Smoking Cessation Drug

S. Korean Drugmakers to Sell Generic Version of Pfizer’s Smoking Cessation Drug

SEOUL, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean pharmaceutical companies will start selling generic versions of the smoking cessation drug Champix, following the expiration of its patent here, industry sources said Monday. The drug by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, also referred to as varenicline tartrate, helps people to stop smoking by relieving cravings for nicotine [...]