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BioNTech founders tell UN they are optimistic coronavirus can be curbed by end of year

The founders of BioNTech, the German co-developer of a Covid-19 vaccine alongside US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, on Friday said they were optimistic that the coronavirus pandemic could be contained by the end of next year.“There is no other option,” BioNTech chief executive Ugur Sahin told a UN General Assembly meeting on Covid-19 via video link. “We have to achieve it and we will achieve it.”Sahin’s wife and BioNTech co-founder and chief medical officer, Ozlem Tureci, said she was also “very…

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