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    Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    How do you pronounce BioNTech? Bio, n, tech?


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    Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

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    Diluent: 0.9% sodium chloride (normal saline, preservative-free)
    Mix before using
    Multi-dose vial: 5 doses per vial Dosage: 0.3 mL


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    16 years of age and older

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    I'll go with bee-on-tek.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    It appears to be by-on-tek.
    Quote Originally Posted by Amigos4 View Post
    I'll go with bee-on-tek.
    I've heard both pronunciations on UK news broadcasts.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    Amigos notwithstanding, it would surprise me to hear an American say "bee-on-tek".
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    It's not worth disagreeing about. Let bygones be bygones and BioNs be BioNs.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    Let’s hear directly from the CEO of BioNTech.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    And as we now know from both Amigos' and Glizdka's links, the CEO doesn't care how you pronounce it, and happily accepts both!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    Quote Originally Posted by Amigos4 View Post
    Let’s hear directly from the CEO of BioNTech.
    The "bee" pronunciation is natural for a German-speaker. It wouldn't come naturally to most Americans.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    It reminds me of the story about Yehudi Menuhin. When asked by a New York reporter what was the correct pronunciation of his surname he replied with something like "I don't know. It doesn't matter to me. Pronounce it any way you like."
    Last edited by probus; 04-Jan-2021 at 01:09. Reason: Deleted incorrect "famous"

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