Pfizer Presents Scientific Advancements in Infectious Disease Prevention and Treatments

19 October 2022 | Wednesday | News

At IDWeek 2022
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Data demonstrate diversity of vaccine and anti-infective portfolio and cutting-edge scientific approach to battling viral and bacterial infections

Presentations of interest include a late-breaking abstract with the first full data of the efficacy and safety of Pfizer’s bivalent respiratory syncytial virus (RSVpreF) vaccine candidate in older adults; and new data regarding PAXLOVID™ (nirmatrelvir [PF-07321332] tablets and ritonavir tablets), including its effect on COVID-19-related hospitalizations and other medical visits

Pfizer to host “RSV Data and COVID Vaccine Commercial Update” call with analysts at 4:30 p.m. (EDT) on October 20, 2022


Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) will share data across its expansive infectious disease portfolio, including company-sponsored and collaborative research studies, spanning both licensed and investigational vaccines, and antibiotic and antiviral therapies at IDWeek 2022 held in Washington, D.C. October 19-23, 2022. Data from 35 abstracts involving Pfizer vaccines and anti-infective therapies will illustrate the diversity of the portfolio and the company’s cutting-edge scientific approach. This will include a late-breaking presentation of the full data from its Phase 3 (NCT05035212) RENOIR (RSV vaccine Efficacy study iN Older adults Immunized against RSV disease) clinical trial, investigating its bivalent RSV A and B, stabilized RSV prefusion F subunit vaccine candidate, RSVpreF, when administered to adults 60 years of age and older. These data will also be presented on October 20, 2022, to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

“The data presented at this year’s IDWeek showcase the breadth of Pfizer’s vaccine and therapeutic research and development portfolio and our continued commitment to working to overcome infectious diseases that still present a serious health risk,” said Annaliesa Anderson, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Vaccine Research and Development, Pfizer. “We look forward to both sharing our exciting data, as well as connecting with the scientific community to determine how we can continue to work to bring transformative solutions to thwart infectious diseases.”

The research to be presented includes new insights on bacterial and viral infections, including Lyme disease and C. difficile. Additionallypresentations will include Pfizer’s licensed vaccine, PREVNAR 13® (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine [Diphtheria CRM197 Protein]), and its investigational vaccine candidates RSVpreF and Group B Streptococcus, GBS6. Beyond vaccines, Pfizer is also presenting new data regarding PAXLOVID™ (nirmatrelvir [PF-07321332] tablets and ritonavir tablets), its authorized oral treatment for COVID-19.

Key Pfizer sponsored, investigator-sponsored and collaborative research oral and poster presentations leveraging the depth of Pfizer’s scientific advances include:

  • An oral presentation on the effect of nirmatrelvir/ritonavir versus placebo on COVID-19 related hospitalizations and other medical visits
  • A poster presentation on sustained alleviation and resolution of targeted COVID-19 symptoms with nirmatrelvir/ritonavir versus placebo
  • A poster presentation of a Phase 2 study evaluating the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of a booster dose of a Group B Streptococcus vaccine

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