Company News: Pfizer

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Pfizer said it will supply its Prevnar 13 pediatric vaccine to impoverished countries for 10 years under the terms of a UNICEF pilot project aimed at fighting pneumococcal disease, the leading cause of vaccine-preventable death for children under 5 globally. Under the terms of an Advance Market Committment agreement, Pfizer has agreed to charge no more than $3.50 per dose for 10 years to meet long-term demand and ensure affordability of the vaccine in developing countries even after the donor contributions are exhausted.
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