Stories tagged: "pfizer"


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Veterans, Vaccines, and Additional Doses Needed: Michigan’s Weekly News Quiz

Who is the only openly gay member of the Michigan Legislature? Do you know?

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is implementing a plan to ensure Michiganders have access to enough vaccine doses.
Gov. Whitmer Wants Michigan to Buy Vaccine From Local Pfizer Plant

Michigan will soon have access to more doses of the vaccine, but not nearly enough to keep up with demand. So Gov. Whitmer has a plan.

Boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)
The Vaccine Is Here, and Made in Michigan

The super-cold, super potent vaccine for the coronavirus developed by Pfizer and manufactured in Kalamazoo is ready to start saving lives.

A member of medical staff holds a phial of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine jab at Guy's Hospital at the start of the largest ever immunisation programme in the UK's history on December 8, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Victoria Jones - Pool / Getty Images)
Pfizer Vaccine Meets FDA Criteria, Final Approval Could Come in Days

But earlier this year the Trump administration decided not to buy an additional 500 million doses of the vaccine.

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Coronavirus Vaccine: How Michigan’s Pfizer Plant Will Be Involved

A new vaccine that will be produced in Kalamazoo is showing effectiveness, and the process of inoculating the world may be underway by year's end. But for now, at least, the pandemic is far from over.

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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine: Michigan Manufacturer Enters Race For A Cure

Here’s how the Kalamazoo facility is showcasing progress and leadership in combating the coronavirus pandemic.