The European Union has approved a second contract with the US pharmaceutical company Moderna for an additional purchase of 300 million doses of its Coronavirus vaccine, the Commission’s chief, Ursula von der Leyen announced on Wednesday.
Under the deal, the bloc will get 150 million doses this year, with an option to purchase an extra 150 in 2022.
“With a portfolio of up to 2.6 billion doses, we will be able to provide vaccines not just to our citizens, but to our neighbours and partner…
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