Comirnaty, Humira, Spikevax, Keytruda

The biopharma industry’s response to the global pandemic has propelled some COVID-19 vaccines into the leading ranks of the world’s best-selling products, with Pfizer/BioNTech’s Comirnaty surpassing AbbVie’s Humira for the No. 1 spot.

The values of leading pharmaceutical brands have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic; Johnson & Johnson retains the top position.

As the Manny Awards returned to an in-person event in April 2022 for the first time in three years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the healthcare communications agencies and networks featured in Med Ad News’ annual special report are thriving.

Comirnaty

The world’s leading COVID-19 vaccine and therapeutic manufacturers continue to develop treatments for the waves of variants as well as life-changing therapies for disease areas outside the world of coronaviruses. The world’s efforts to combat the global pandemic continue to evolve, as does Coronavirus Disease 2019 as variants and subvariants constantly toss volleys of grenades at the battlefront lines.

Executive management from healthcare communications agencies and networks weigh in on industry topics ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Comirnaty

Pfizer continues to make headlines with its COVID-19 initiatives, but the company prides itself in all of its scientific achievements and the financial muscle to back them up.

2021 marks the third edition of the Outcomes Creativity Index (OCI), a ranking of pharmaceutical companies and prescription brands according to creativity and innovation.

The pharmaceutical industry drew together in 2020 to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, and while the battle continues, pharma companies have even more going on.

Humira

Humira could generate more than $20 billion in sales for AbbVie during 2021 while Merck’s Keytruda is on track to become only the second prescription medicine ever to exceed $16 billion in annual sales.

With more than half of the U.S. population fully vaccinated and mask mandates being lifted throughout the country, America looks to resume “normal life” before the pandemic took over.