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Author Bourla, Albert, author.

Title Moonshot : inside Pfizer's nine-month race to make the impossible possible / Dr. Albert Bourla.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper Business, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022]


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Edition First edition.
Description xix, 216 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-214).
Summary "A riveting, fast-paced, inside look at one of the most incredible private sector achievements in history, Moonshot recounts the intensive nine months in 2020 when the scientists at Pfizer, under the visionary leadership of Dr. Albert Bourla, made "the impossible possible"--creating, testing, and manufacturing a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine that previously would have taken years to develop." -- inside front book jacket flap.
Contents Preface: Luck never comes to the unprepared -- Business NOT as usual -- What is obvious is not always right -- Thinking big makes the impossible possible -- Lightspeed -- The ultimate joy -- Past, present, future -- Manufacturing, the second miracle -- Equity : easier said than done -- Navigating a political minefield -- A beacon of hope -- The science of trust -- A pro-patient, pro-innovation agenda -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix: Albert Bourla's "we stand with science" open letter to colleagues.
Subject Bourla, Albert.
Drug development -- History.
Pfizer Inc.
Viral vaccines -- Biotechnology.
Viral vaccines.
Vaccines industry.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Vaccination.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Prevention.
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-
COVID-19 vaccines -- History.
mRNA vaccines -- History.
ISBN 9780063210790 (hardcover)
0063210797 (hardcover)

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