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BioNTech CFO Sierk Poetting says he isn’t ruling out the construction of new production sites to meet demand for its Pfizer-partnered Covid-19 vaccine.
Poetting told the Handelsblatt newspaper, published in Düsseldorf, Germany, that the company is in talks to ramp up capacity, which could be done in six months if necessary.
“There is still room for improvement. But that will ultimately also depend on demand,” he said, per Reuters.
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