One of the founders of the German company “Biontech“, Ugur Sahin, joined the list of the 500 richest people in the world, with Britain’s approval to use the Corona vaccine produced by his company in cooperation with the American “Pfizer”.

The news agency “Bloomberg” reported that “the shares of the German company jumped by nearly 8% within a week and rose by more than 250% for this year.”

According to agency statistics for billionaires, “Ugur Sahin is Turkish by birth, entered the list of the 493 richest people on the planet with a net worth of $ 5.1 billion.”

Britain announced its approval of the use of the Corona vaccine produced by the two companies, while “Pfizer” and “Biontech” said, “The effectiveness of the vaccine reaches 95% in preventing disease.”

The two companies are still awaiting the decision of the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Union, to register the vaccine and recognize its effectiveness.

Source: “Bloomberg”


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