Announcing that they have developed a vaccine with more than 90 percent protection against coronavirus, Prof. Dr. Uğur Şahin and his wife Dr. Özlem Türeci became the hope of the whole world. Saying, "We are on the verge of ending this epidemic," said Prof. Dr. "Savior of the world crisis" comments were made for Şahin.
It was announced that the COVID-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech and the US-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer will be below the market value. Following this flash development in the coronavirus vaccine, news of a vaccine came from Russia. Russia took a critical step to take the lead in the vaccine race by announcing the effect of the Sputnik V vaccine it developed.
Professor who developed the coronavirus vaccine. Dr. It is stated that BioNTech, founded by Uğur Şahin, and the US-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer, will submit their application for approval to the US for the coronavirus vaccine this month, following the positive data received.
Pfizer signed a $ 1,95 billion deal with the US government in July. It was reported that this vaccine, which was administered in two doses, would cost 159 TL per dose and 318 TL per dose in the USA.