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European Commission strikes take care of CureVac for as much as 405 million doses of Corona vaccine

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The European Union has struck a take care of German biotech agency CureVac for as much as 405 million doses of its potential COVID-19 vaccine, the Commission’s chief, Ursula von der Leyen introduced on Monday. 
“I am glad to announce a new agreement to buy up to 405 million doses of a vaccine produced by the European company CureVac,” von der Leyen mentioned in an announcement. 
She added that after the vaccine is discovered to be secure and efficient in opposition to COVID-19, each member state will obtain the vaccine on the similar time on a professional rata foundation and below the identical circumstances.  We proceed to work to safe secure & efficient vaccines to finish the pandemic.
I’m glad to announce a brand new settlement to purchase as much as 405 million doses of a vaccine produced by the European firm @CureVacRNA
— Ursula von der Leyen (@vonderleyen) November 16, 2020 Last week, the Commission introduced it had inked a take care of US pharmaceutical Pfizer and its German accomplice BioNTech to purchase as much as 300 doses of their vaccine, after the 2 firms introduced that their Corona vaccine candidate, was discovered to be 90% efficient in stopping COVID-19 amongst these with out proof of prior an infection. The Commission has already signed provide offers with AstraZeneca, Sanofi and Johnson & Johnson for his or her potential COVID-19 pictures. Whilst the EU Executive Arm is already working for a sixth take care of pharmaceutical Moderna, with hopes to finalise the contract quickly, the most recent take care of CureVac brings the entire provides secured by the bloc to nearly 2 billion doses. 

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