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Hackers break into Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine data in Europe-France24

Pfizer and BioNTech said they did not believe any personal data of trial participants had been compromised © Nicolas Asfouri, AFP/File Issued on: 09/12/2020 – 23:39 Text by: NEWS WIRES Documents related to the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine were illegally accessed during a cyberattack at the EU regulator, the company said Wednesday, as Germany and other northern hemisphere countries grappled with a winter surge in the pandemic.  The Amsterdam-based European Medicines Agency (EMA) reported the cyberattack as European countries eagerly await a vaccine, including Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for tougher action against a second wave of Covid-19 that is proving deadlier than the first there. While the EMA did not give details on the attack, Pfizer and BioNTech said docume...