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Another win for Pfizer as RSV vaccine receives FDA special status

US-based Pfizer has already received the FDA’s Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its RSV candidate for pregnant women, and has now been granted the same status in the indication for older patients.

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As the battle to be first to the RSV market rages on, Pfizer brings home another win in New York.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Pfizer its Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the company’s vaccine candidate against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) for people over 60 years of age.

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