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BioNTech nearing request for approval of longer-lasting version of COVID vaccine

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

LONDON, May 4 (Reuters) - BioNTech is working on
getting approval for a version of its 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 Tuesday.
"Our first formulation had to be stored and shipped at minus
80 degrees. We have now, in the meantime, a formulation which is
not yet approved... which can be stored at two to eight
degrees," Sahin told a Financial Times conference panel, adding< ...