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EU May Secure 50 Million More Moderna Vaccine Doses at a Premium

  • Planned deal would lead to total of 210 million Moderna doses
  • Goal follows doubling of vaccine supply from Pfizer-BioNTech
Members Of New York Police Department Receive Covid-19 Vaccine
Photographer: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

The European Union may secure an extra 50 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine produced by Moderna Inc. as the bloc seeks to accelerate inoculations, according to people familiar with the matter.

The deal being arranged by the European Commission would bring to 210 million the total number of vaccine doses from Moderna for EU countries, with the additional supply costing 33% more than the 160 million doses covered by the original accord, said one of the people.