U.S. government agrees to purchase 100 million additional Pfizer vaccines

The Department of Wellness and Human Providers with the Department of Protection now declared they will invest in a further 100 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.

Officers are confident that this offer will make certain that there are enough vaccines accessible for every single American who needs 1 by June 2021, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said.

Below the arrangement, Pfizer will manufacture and distribute the 100 million doses to govt-designated places. At least 70 million doses will be delivered by the finish of June 2021, with the remaining doses to be delivered by the finish of July.

The federal govt and Pfizer’s arrangement consists of the option to invest in an extra 400 million doses of the vaccine as a aspect of “ongoing coordination” involving the two, HHS said.

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