The ‘technical’ name is BNT162b2, and it has been developed on mRNA technology by BioNTech, a German company created in 2008 by Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci, and produced by Pfizer.
It consists of 2 shots21 days apart in the muscle of the upper arm. It is reported to be effective at 95% in clinical trials.
Storage (as from US Distribution fact sheet)
Price (approx) 19.50 USD per dose
It is reported to have side effects like pain the injected spot, and sometimes tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever and nausea
It is reported to be working against the latest variants (UK, South Africa and Brazil).
Countries that have approved and that are using this vaccine against covid19 (basically everyone):
- EU + EEC
- Costa Rica
- Saudi Arabia