As deal announced for potential COVID-19 vaccine, Lamont highlights Pfizer’s work in Connecticut

23 Jul 2020

Economic Development

On the day of a major announcement that the federal government agreed to purchase 100 million doses of a vaccine that Pfizer is working to develop, Gov. Ned Lamont and Pfizer emphasized the company’s strides, including at its Eastern Point Road campus, in the fight against COVID-19.

At the Groton labs, scientists and experts are working on safety studies for the potential vaccine, along with regulatory coordination and other work, according to Pfizer.

“I am so proud that Pfizer is right here in Connecticut and taking the lead on finding a possible solution to this COVID crisis,” Lamont said at a news conference at Pfizer.

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