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Moonshot : inside Pfizer's nine-month race to make the impossible possible  Cover Image Book Book

Moonshot : inside Pfizer's nine-month race to make the impossible possible / Dr. Albert Bourla.

Bourla, Albert, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063210790
  • ISBN: 0063210797
  • Physical Description: xix, 216 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Business, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [197]-214).
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface: Luck never comes to the unprepared -- Business NOT as usual -- What is obvious is not always right -- Thinking big makes the impossible possible -- Lightspeed -- The ultimate joy -- Past, present, future -- Manufacturing, the second miracle -- Equity : easier said than done -- Navigating a political minefield -- A beacon of hope -- The science of trust -- A pro-patient, pro-innovation agenda -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix: Albert Bourla's "we stand with science" open letter to colleagues.
Summary, etc.:
"The exclusive, first-hand, behind-the-scenes story of how Pfizer raced to create the first Covid-19 vaccine, told by Pfizer's CEO Dr. Albert Bourla"-- Provided by publisher.
"A riveting, fast-paced, inside look at one of the most incredible private sector achievements in history, Moonshot recounts the intensive nine months in 2020 when the scientists at Pfizer, under the visionary leadership of Dr. Albert Bourla, made "the impossible possible"--creating, testing, and manufacturing a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine that previously would have taken years to develop." -- inside front book jacket flap.
Subject: Bourla, Albert.
Pfizer Inc.
Drug development > History.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Vaccination.
Viral vaccines > Biotechnology.
Viral vaccines.
Vaccines industry.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Prevention.
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-
COVID-19 vaccines > History.
mRNA vaccines > History.

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