Covid-19 vaccine: Britain has bought 5 million doses of Moderna’s developed experimental vaccine. Health Minister Matt Hancock gave information on Monday. The government hopes that the first dose may be delivered in the spring.
Britain buys Moderna’s Kovid-19 vaccine
Initial data from the third phase of ongoing human trials found the vaccine to be 94 percent effective against Kovid-19. “We have secured the initial agreement for 5 million doses of Moderna vaccine,” the Health Minister told the press conference. When reporters asked him if he regretted not being able to buy the Moderna vaccine too much, in response, he said that Britain hopes to have other vaccines soon.
The results of the ongoing Phase III test are effective
He said, “I am happy that we have acquired the initial vaccine initially provided. We have already ordered it.” Before the American pharmaceutical company Moderna provides the vaccine, Britain expects Pfizer’s vaccine to be delivered. Similarly, in the case of AstraZeneca candidate being effective.
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan van Tamm said the data for the last phase of the AstraZeneca / Oxford vaccine has not been evaluated. Therefore, nothing can be said about its effectiveness. The UK had earlier tied up with six different suppliers to supply a total of 350 million vaccine doses.
Suppliers also included pharmaceutical company Pfizer. His vaccine proved to be more effective than 90 percent. Earlier, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the government had entered into an agreement with the vaccine manufacturers on the condition that they would initially supply the dose to Britain.
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