The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on May 19 authorized storage of Pfizer Inc. and German partner BioNTech SE’s Covid-19 vaccine at standard refrigerator temperatures for up to one month, in an effort to make the vaccine more widely available.

BioNTech is working on getting approval for a version of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine which can be stored in fridges of 2 to 8 degree celsius for up to 6 months, Chief Executive Ugur Sahin said on May 4.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Feb. 25 approved storage and transportation of COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and German partner BioNTech SE at standard freezer temperatures for up to two weeks instead of ultra-cold conditions.

FDA to allow Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be stored at higher temps: NYT (Reuters) – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration plans to approve Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE’s request to store their COVID-19 vaccine at standard freezer temperatures instead of in ultra-cold conditions, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. The FDA is expected to […]

Johnson & Johnson submitted data to the World Health Organization (WHO) for emergency use listing of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine, which would allow for wider access of the one-dose shot.