Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Monday, August 15, 2022
Pfizer CEO Bourla tests positive for COVID
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, whose US pharmaceutical firm developed a leading vaccine against COVID-19, says he has tested positive for the disease.
“I am thankful to have received four doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and I am feeling well while experiencing very mild symptoms. I am isolating and have started a course of Paxlovid,” he writes on Twitter. “We have come so far in our efforts to battle this disease that I am confident I will have a speedy recovery.”