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Partnerships and Anti-Infective Efforts

Anti-infective Efforts - Sharing azithromycin data:

In an effort to share information that could benefit COVID-19 mitigation efforts, Pfizer researchers published a review in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics which assesses published in vitro and clinical data regarding azithromycin as an agent with antiviral properties. This open access review may serve to facilitate the use of azithromycin in future research on COVID-19. Azithromycin is not approved for the treatment of viral infections.

Research that may inform future vaccination guidelines

Pfizer Inc. and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine’s Respiratory Infection Clinical Research Group launched two new studies to provide insights on the interaction between S. pneumoniae and SARS-CoV-2. Pfizer's collaboration agreement with Liverpool provides funding and in-kind laboratory testing support for this research.

Collaborating to address COVID-19

As outlined in Pfizer’s five-point plan, the company has been collaborating across the healthcare innovation ecosystem ranging from large pharmaceutical companies to the smallest of biotech companies, from government agencies to academic institutions to address the COVID-19 global health care crisis.

If you’re a researcher interested in collaborating, contact [email protected]

Existing collaborations:


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