While the fear of a third confinement is gaining in France, pressure is mounting on pharmaceutical laboratories, and in particular on Pfizer / BioNTech, to accelerate the pace.
The German-American duo's vaccine is the first to be approved in late December by Brussels, but Pfizer was forced to slow deliveries this week in Europe.
The time to increase the production capacities of its Belgian factory in Puurs, which serves the EU and Canada in particular, has defended the laboratory.
Does the State have too many stocks of Covid vaccines?
The announcement of this delay, which was initially to last "
three to four weeks
", had sown panic last Friday on the Old Continent.
To the point that Italy threatened Pfizer to sue it
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Under pressure from Brussels, Pfizer finally promised to limit this delay to one week.
The objective of the arrangements we carry out is to optimize the entire vaccine manufacturing process: production lines, storage, loading,
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