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Pfizer To Begin Manufacturing Covid 19 Vaccines In Ireland.

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Production expected to be underway by year's end.

Pfizer, which employs thousands of people in Newbridge is to start making its Covid-19 vaccine in Ireland...but not in Kildare.

75 new jobs will be created at the pharmaceutical company's facility in Grange Castle, Dublin to help with development.

Pfizer will start producing substances for the vaccine at the site by the end of the year.

Taoiseach Micheal Martin has welcome the news saying it puts Ireland at the heart of the EU’s fight against the pandemic.

Bernard Mallee from the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association agrees:

 

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