The Greek "Dream Team" battling for the COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer.

Greeks seem to be making up the "Dream Team" that lead the fight against COVID-19.

Several pharmaceutical companies that have developed an effective vaccine are managed by Greek CEOs and Vice Presidents, while our compatriots hold the top academic positions.

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Greek
Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will hold tonight a teleconference with top executives of pharmaceutical giants, to discuss ways in which Greece can develop a strong and competitive biopharmaceutical industry.

Among the participants are Spyros Artavanis-Tsakonas (Harvard Medical School, President of ESETEK), Albert Bourlas (President and CEO of Pfizer), Costis Maglaras (Rector of Columbia Business School), Sir Menelas Astangos (President of Menelas Astangos) ) and George Yancopoulos (President of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals).

Each of them has contributed significantly to the fight to defeat COVID-19.