Ugur Sahin, BioNTech CEO (Andreas Arnold/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)

CEO Ugur Sahin: BioN­Tech and Pfiz­er will file for a Covid-19 vac­cine EUA on Fri­day

The first ap­pli­ca­tion for a Covid-19 vac­cine will reach the FDA’s desk to­mor­row.

BioN­Tech CEO Ugur Sahin told CNN Wednes­day that they and Pfiz­er plan to file for an emer­gency use au­tho­riza­tion for their joint­ly de­vel­oped vac­cine on Fri­day. The two com­pa­nies said that the sub­mis­sion could come “with­in days” af­ter they an­nounced their fi­nal ef­fi­ca­cy re­sults yes­ter­day, but they had not giv­en an ex­act date.

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