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Trump suggests Pfizer could win first US approval for Covid-19 vaccine

'Pfizer's doing really well', Trump said in an interview

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Reuters  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Pfizer Inc could secure the first US approval of a Covid-19 vaccine in coming weeks, saying a contender by Johnson & Johnson could come later. . Asked which drugmaker could be approved, Trump told Fox News in an interview: "Pfizer's doing really well," adding "Johnson & Johnson ... they'll probably be a little later." He also cited efforts by Moderna Inc and AstraZeneca Plc.

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First Published: Tue, September 22 2020. 01:52 IST