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The European Commission Will Buy Up To 400 Million Doses Of Coronavirus Vaccine From AstraZeneca

The European Commission Will Buy Up To 400 Million Doses Of Coronavirus Vaccine From AstraZeneca

The European Commission has signed the first agreement to purchase up to 400 million doses of the future coronavirus vaccine from the British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, EC President Ursula von der Leyen said.

The vaccine was developed in collaboration with scientists at the University of Oxford.

In June, the European Commission unveiled a European strategy to accelerate the creation, production, and distribution of an effective and safe COVID-19 vaccine.