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Pfizer Persists: Big Opportunities And Challenges In Vaccines

Executive Summary

The big pharma has two vaccines that have progressed to late-stage development, one for Clostridium difficile infection and the other for Staph aureus. Both represent big commercial opportunities, but bringing a new vaccine to market is a slow process.

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