a person or company that manufactures pharmaceutical products.
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How to use drugmaker in a sentence
In large clinical trials sponsored by drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna, the vaccines achieved substantial protection against significant illness, with efficacy for older adults ranging from 87 percent to 94 percent.Are the coronavirus vaccines safe for someone with cancer, dementia or MS? | Judith Graham | January 31, 2021 | Washington Post
Contrast that with pediatric vaccines, a familiar product for drugmakers.Companies scramble to expand coronavirus vaccine supply | Carolyn Y. Johnson | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Global drugmakers added to doubts raised about Britain’s strategy for giving Covid-19 vaccines to as many people as possible in the shortest amount of time.Drugmakers hit back at U.K. plan to delay the second dose of COVID vaccines | Katherine Dunn | January 13, 2021 | Fortune
Governments across the EU face growing questions over the slow pace of their vaccine rollouts, and shots from other drugmakers such as AstraZeneca Plc won’t be available for weeks at the earliest.EU seeks an additional 300 million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses | Rachel King | January 5, 2021 | Fortune
The hikes come as drugmakers are reeling from effects of the coronavirus pandemic, which has reduced doctor visits and demand for some drugs.