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# pfizer - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine

Nov 10th 2020, 4:09 PM 20,983 Views 19 Comments

The news yesterday was really positive, but there are practical considerations to bear in mind.

Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised
# Covid19
# Covid19

Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 3:27 PM 32,896 Views 25 Comments

Von der Leyen today described the vaccine as “the most promising so far”.

# pfizer - Monday 9 November, 2020

'A watershed moment': Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is '90% effective' in preventing the illness, company says
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

'A watershed moment': Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is '90% effective' in preventing the illness, company says

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 3:30 PM 116,298 Views 285 Comments

The results are in from its phase three trial.

# pfizer - Monday 2 November, 2020

Pfizer 'cautiously optimistic' about getting vaccine approval by the end of November
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pfizer 'cautiously optimistic' about getting vaccine approval by the end of November

Nov 2nd 2020, 1:14 PM 48,101 Views 70 Comments

Any circulation of the vaccine in 2020 “will be very, very minimal”, says Dr Paul Duffy, Vice President of Pfizer Global Supply.

# pfizer - Monday 4 February, 2019

Pfizer staff to take industrial action in ongoing dispute over pension changes
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Pfizer staff to take industrial action in ongoing dispute over pension changes

Feb 4th 2019, 6:57 PM 23,749 Views 64 Comments

Siptu members at Pfizer have rejected a Labour Court recommendation on the matter.

# pfizer - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Pfizer cancels €400m expansion at Dublin plant
# Grange Castle
# Grange Castle

Pfizer cancels €400m expansion at Dublin plant

Nov 27th 2016, 2:11 PM 28,514 Views 42 Comments

The plan was dependent on the success of a new cholesterol-reducing drug.

# pfizer - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions

May 14th 2016, 8:07 AM 13,565 Views 44 Comments

But it’s not clear how much of an effect the move will have.

# pfizer - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

A huge drug company merger deal has been cancelled
# Called Off
# Called Off

A huge drug company merger deal has been cancelled

Apr 6th 2016, 9:09 AM 18,111 Views 60 Comments

New US tax rules were introduced on Monday which may have made the deal more unfavourable.

# pfizer - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

A €160 billion drug company deal could be in jeopardy due to new US financial rules
# Tax Inversion
# Tax Inversion

A €160 billion drug company deal could be in jeopardy due to new US financial rules

Apr 5th 2016, 7:22 AM 15,378 Views 17 Comments

The new rules are aimed at stopping US companies setting up bases abroad.

# pfizer - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Americans are queuing up to slam Pfizer's tax-inspired move to Ireland
# A Bitter Pill
# A Bitter Pill

Americans are queuing up to slam Pfizer's tax-inspired move to Ireland

Nov 24th 2015, 1:45 PM 27,907 Views 100 Comments

But Simon Coveney insists the Republic is nobody’s tax haven.

# pfizer - Monday 23 November, 2015

The world's largest drug company will soon be based in Ireland
# Really Big Pharma
# Really Big Pharma

The world's largest drug company will soon be based in Ireland

Nov 23rd 2015, 10:06 PM 48,692 Views 93 Comments

The deal between Pfizer and Allergan is the biggest so-called tax ‘inversion’ in corporate history.

# pfizer - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

More of us are going to our GP now - but most don't think the recession is over
# Illness
# Illness

More of us are going to our GP now - but most don't think the recession is over

Jun 24th 2015, 12:09 PM 6,822 Views 31 Comments

A new study looks at the impact of austerity on our healthcare choices.

# pfizer - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Result! 130 jobs saved as Pfizer decides not to close Cork factory
# Cork
# Cork

Result! 130 jobs saved as Pfizer decides not to close Cork factory

Mar 10th 2015, 1:59 PM 9,223 Views 16 Comments

Great stuff.

# pfizer - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Dozens of jobs saved at Pfizer plant in Cork
# Ringaskiddy
# Ringaskiddy

Dozens of jobs saved at Pfizer plant in Cork

Jul 10th 2014, 6:17 PM 11,912 Views 4 Comments

A total of 60 jobs have been saved following talks between management and Siptu at the LRC.

# pfizer - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact
# Recession
# Recession

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact

Jun 26th 2014, 9:21 AM 4,517 Views 13 Comments

The Pfizer survey also found that 31% of adults have neither private insurance nor a medical card.

# pfizer - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Further Pfizer jobs could be at risk in 2015
# Packaging
# Packaging

Further Pfizer jobs could be at risk in 2015

Dec 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,171 Views 5 Comments

However, the pharmaceutical giant will be investing in research and development, potentially negating these losses.

# pfizer - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dec 4th 2013, 11:14 PM 13,645 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the job losses in Newbridge, the garda stand-off in Windy Arbour, and what Nigella had to say…

Pfizer to cut 150 jobs at Newbridge plant
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Pfizer to cut 150 jobs at Newbridge plant

Dec 4th 2013, 11:04 PM 18,591 Views 39 Comments

The company says Irish operations will not be affected by the move.

Pfizer staff to meet this morning for company "announcement"
# Jobs
# Jobs

Pfizer staff to meet this morning for company "announcement"

Dec 4th 2013, 7:27 AM 7,698 Views 22 Comments

The staff are due to meet with management, with fears up to 150 jobs could be lost.

# pfizer - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Fears for jobs as Pfizer staff at Newbridge to attend meeting tomorrow
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Fears for jobs as Pfizer staff at Newbridge to attend meeting tomorrow

Dec 3rd 2013, 7:35 PM 20,262 Views 31 Comments

A spokesperson for the company said workers had been called to attend a meeting tomorrow but said no further details would be given until workers have been spoken to in the morning.

# pfizer - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Exports to fall by €2.8 billion this year
# Exports
# Exports

Exports to fall by €2.8 billion this year

Aug 8th 2013, 9:24 AM 4,735 Views 15 Comments

The expiration of pharmaceutical patents have impacted sales in that sector, hurting Ireland’s national exports.

# pfizer - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 11th 2013, 9:00 PM 11,443 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about abortion (again), Tom Barry’s lap and a runaway train in Canada.

Pfizer to create up to 250 construction jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Pfizer to create up to 250 construction jobs

Jul 11th 2013, 11:14 AM 6,337 Views 24 Comments

Pfizer is expanding its plants in Dublin and Cork to produce pharmaceuticals to deal with some of the most difficult to cure diseases.

# pfizer - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Fears for 136 jobs as Pfizer seeks buyer for Cork site
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Fears for 136 jobs as Pfizer seeks buyer for Cork site

May 15th 2013, 11:30 AM 6,206 Views 16 Comments

Pfizer has announced plans to sell its Little Island site, where 136 employees are currently based, and relocate manufacturing to Ringaskiddy.

# pfizer - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Pfizer to officially sell Viagra on the internet to fight fake drugs
# STIFF COMPETITION
# STIFF COMPETITION

Pfizer to officially sell Viagra on the internet to fight fake drugs

May 7th 2013, 8:56 PM 18,127 Views 48 Comments

Special delivery.

# pfizer - Monday 8 October, 2012

Quitting smoking? New campaign uses social media to encourage people to quit
# Kick The Habit
# Kick The Habit

Quitting smoking? New campaign uses social media to encourage people to quit

Oct 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,151 Views 46 Comments

A map tracks the number of tweets sent across Ireland every week about quitting smoking – and asks people to support anyone trying to give up.

# pfizer - Friday 28 September, 2012

Older people optimistic about ageing, but "fear becoming a burden"
# Older People
# Older People

Older people optimistic about ageing, but "fear becoming a burden"

Sep 28th 2012, 10:04 AM 2,308 Views 11 Comments

The report was launched by broadcasting legend Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, who said that “getting older doesn’t have to mean losing your health.”

# pfizer - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Companies cease development of Alzheimer's drug after failure in late-stage trials
# Alzheimer's Disease
# Alzheimer's Disease

Companies cease development of Alzheimer's drug after failure in late-stage trials

Aug 7th 2012, 4:13 PM 5,729 Views 14 Comments

Pfizer Inc and Johnson & Johnson said the drug did not work better than placebo in two late-stage clinical trials.

# pfizer - Friday 27 July, 2012

One third of smokers sabotage friends who want to quit
# Smoking Saboteurs
# Smoking Saboteurs

One third of smokers sabotage friends who want to quit

Jul 27th 2012, 8:11 AM 4,973 Views 38 Comments

Jealousy, guilt about their own smoking and wanting a smoking “buddy” among the main reasons.

# pfizer - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Atlantic Homecare announces plans to close five stores
# Jobs
# Jobs

Atlantic Homecare announces plans to close five stores

Jun 6th 2012, 4:08 PM 8,981 Views 34 Comments

Stores in Dublin, Cork, Newbridge, Limerick and Galway are threatened with closure.

Pfizer confirms loss of 177 jobs at Cork manufacturing sites
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Pfizer confirms loss of 177 jobs at Cork manufacturing sites

Jun 6th 2012, 11:30 AM 3,282 Views 24 Comments

Jobs at Little Island and Ringaskiddy will be lost in 2013, after the expiry of the Lipitor patent resulted in lower demand.

# pfizer - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

# pfizer - Thursday 2 February, 2012

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US

Feb 2nd 2012, 7:57 AM 3,523 Views 17 Comments

Pfizer cited packaging faults as the reason for the recall as pills could be out of sequence, leading to an increased risk of unwanted pregnancies.

# pfizer - Sunday 18 December, 2011

New more palatable diet pill could be on the way
# Diet Pill
# Diet Pill

New more palatable diet pill could be on the way

Dec 18th 2011, 4:21 PM 3,805 Views 19 Comments

The drug, which has the codename OAP-189, is said to have no side-effects and could be on the market in the next three years.

# pfizer - Monday 12 December, 2011

Pfizer sales staff face redundancy as patent expires on cholesterol drug
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Pfizer sales staff face redundancy as patent expires on cholesterol drug

Dec 12th 2011, 8:07 AM 2,956 Views 8 Comments

Cost of drug should be driven down by production of generic versions of Lipitor – but it will also be a factor in 30 sales staff in Ireland losing their jobs.

# pfizer - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

€19bn worth of Irish drug exports at risk as drug patents expire
# Exports
# Exports

€19bn worth of Irish drug exports at risk as drug patents expire

Nov 22nd 2011, 3:26 PM 2,900 Views 14 Comments

A predicted fall-off in exports due to patent expiration could account for a sales drop as large as 52 per cent by 2013.