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EU Commission to end AstraZeneca and J&J vaccine contracts at expiry - paper, La Stampa
added that Brussels would rather focus on COVID-19 vaccines using messenger RNA (mRNA) technology, such as Pfizer's and Moderna's ... Later on Wednesday the President of the European Commission said the EU was in talks with Pfizer and BionTech for a new contract for 1.8 billion doses, confirming a Reuters report from last week.
by Cat on Wed Apr 14th, 2021 at 07:06:15 PM EST
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by Cat on Tue Apr 27th, 2021 at 01:01:08 PM EST
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Britain orders 60 million Pfizer COVID-19 shots for booster programme science-y stuff
"We'll get an idea then of which gives you the highest boost, which perhaps gives you the broadest boost against a range of coronavirus variants, and indeed what the timings look like," he told a press conference.

"That is another reason why the vaccines taskforce has invested in contracts with not just one or two manufacturers, but six or seven so that we have that optionality."
Britain, which has a population of 67 million, has deals for 517 million doses of eight different COVID-19 vaccines, some of which remain under development.

by Cat on Wed Apr 28th, 2021 at 10:30:24 PM EST
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