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US drugmaker Pfizer expects to make $26bn (£19bn) in revenues from sales of its Covid-19 vaccine this year, with its soaraway product accounting for more than a third of the company’s annual income.

The vaccine, which was developed with Germany’s BioNTech, contributed $3.5bn in global revenues at Pfizer in the first three months of the year, and the company had expected it to bring in $15bn over the course of 2021.

Related: Pfizer forecasts $26bn from annual sales of Covid-19 vaccine

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Kamala Harris is traveling to Wisconsin today to tout Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposals, marking her first visit to the battleground state since becoming vice-president.

Harris is scheduled to tour clean energy laboratories at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and participate in a roundtable on research and development investments in the American Jobs Plan.

Kamala Harris, who has traveled recently to Maryland, Ohio and Illinois, is off to Wisconsin, her 1st visit there as @VP. She’s going to the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee for a tour focused on clean energy, the impact of science on communities and federal funding. pic.twitter.com/YU4GtNzpch

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