BioNTech, Pfizer to Supply Additional 100 Million Covid Vaccine Doses to EU
By Cecilia Butini
BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc. said Monday that they will supply
the European Union with an additional 100 million doses of their
coronavirus vaccine in 2021, after the European Commission opted to
purchase those doses as part of a previously signed agreement.
The companies said that this purchase brings the total number of
doses to be delivered to the EU to 600 million.
The European Commission had signed an expanded advanced purchase
agreement in February, which included the possible purchase of
additional 100 million doses.
Pfizer's chief executive Albert Bourla said in a statement that
the companies plan to deliver 250 million doses to the EU in the
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April 19, 2021 04:36 ET (08:36 GMT)
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