August 12, 2020

Trump announces sixth vaccine contract, for 100 mn doses

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced a $1.5 billion contract with US biotech company Moderna for 100 million doses of an eventual coronavirus vaccine, the sixth such deal reached since May.”I’m pleased to announce that we have reached an agreement with Moderna to manufacture and deliver 100 million doses of their coronavirus vaccine candidate,” Trump said at a White House news conference. “The federal government will own these vaccine doses, we’re buying them.””We’re on track to rapidly produce 100 million doses as soon as the vaccine is approved, and up to 500 millio…

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