Pfizer and Moderna have raised the price of their vaccines in recent EU supply contracts. According to the Financial Times, Pfizer has raised the price of its vaccine by more than 25% and Moderna by more than 10%. The terms of the agreements, signed in 2021 for a total of over 2.1 billion doses until 2023, were renegotiated after the data from Phase 3 studies showed that the mRNA vaccines of the two pharmaceutical companies are more effective. compared to the cheaper vaccines developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson.
The new cost for a dose of Pfizer is now € 19.50, compared to € 15.50 previously, according to the parties to the contract viewed by the Ft.
As for the Moderna vaccine, a source in the financial newspaper reports that the new price for one dose is now € 22.50, compared to the previous € 19. This is a lower price than the $ 28.50 initially agreed by the EU with Moderna, which has since been revised as the quantity ordered has increased.