People wearing face masks walk in Tokyo’s Shibuya area. The number of coronavirus cases globally closed in on 13 million on Monday. Photo: Kyodo

Pfizer, BioNTech’s shares rise after FDA grants ‘fast track’ status to two coronavirus vaccine candidates

  • Shares of BioNTech climbed about 10 per cent, while Pfizer’s stock rose about 2 per cent before the bell
  • Moderna won the same status for its Covid-19 vaccine candidate in May
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing face masks walk in Tokyo’s Shibuya area. The number of coronavirus cases globally closed in on 13 million on Monday. Photo: Kyodo
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