Pfizer to apply for Covid-19 vaccine approval in Japan

Pfizer to apply for Covid-19 vaccine approval in Japan

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 Drugmaker Pfizer Inc will request for an approval of its Covid-19 vaccine in Japan on Friday, Kyodo News reported, citing sources familiar with the move.

The Japanese government has a supply deal with Pfizer for 120 million vaccine doses. (https://bit.ly/2K4ntRV)

The United States and Britain have already begun administering the vaccine made by Pfizer and German partner BioNTech.