Covid-19 roundup: EC strikes deals with Pfizer, Moderna for another 350 million vaccine doses; UK ethics body OKs challenge trial
The European Commission has inked deals with Moderna and Pfizer for a total of 350 million more vaccine doses, to be delivered throughout 2021.
It’s unclear how much the EC is paying for any of the doses. Moderna has promised to deliver 150 million more doses in Q3 and Q4, bringing the biotech’s total commitment up to 310 million doses in 2021. As part of the new agreement, the EU also holds the option to buy another 150 million doses for delivery in 2022.
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