WHO, Pfizer in deal for 40mln doses of coronavirus vaccine

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The WHO and pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer on Friday announced a deal for up to 40 million initial doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for poorer countries, through Covax global pool.

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“I’m glad to announce that Covax has signed an agreement with Pfizer-BioNTech for up to 40 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine,”World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a press conference in Geneva.

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