Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci: Turkish Founders of BioNTech who found the coronavirus vaccine
The Turkey-based company behind the first successful in explaining that there are two scientists coronavirus vaccine.
US-based Pfizer explaining that they achieved success 90 percent of the coronavirus vaccine jointly developed with Germany-based company biontech, by their families had emigrated from Turkey to Germany Türeci Özlem and Ugur Sahin was founded in 2008.
This success of Türeci and Şahin couple, who are married, is shown as an example of how beneficial immigrants can be to the country in Germany, where immigration has been discussed in recent years.
European Reform Center chief economist Christian Odandahl said in a Twitter post after the news, “Germany has been dealing with how open it should be about immigration for a long time, and the ‘guest workers’ program after the war has always been questioned,” he added:
“Uğur Şahin’s father was one of these guest workers who came to work at the Ford factory in Cologne, now his son may be the person who put an end to the epidemic that plagued the world.”
Turkish CEO of BioNTech, who found the coronavirus vaccine, Uğur Şahin: I am sure that the vaccine will end the epidemic
Explaining that he received successful results from the first clinical trials in coronavirus vaccine studies, Prof. Dr. Uğur Şahin said he was sure that the vaccine would end the coronavirus epidemic.
It was announced that the coronavirus vaccine developed together by BioNTech and US-based Pfizer achieved 90 percent success.
Speaking to the Guardian newspaper published in the UK, Şahin stated that he was confident that the Covid-19 vaccine they developed would “crush the head of the virus” and put an end to the epidemic that captured the world in 2020.
In a press release Monday, Pfizer and BioNTech noted that in the phase 3 phase of the vaccine trials, 90 percent of volunteers prevented the disease from developing, and this rate was better than expected.