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EU has deal with Moderna for supply of COVID-19 vaccine candidate- von der Leyen - Metro US

EU has deal with Moderna for supply of COVID-19 vaccine candidate- von der Leyen

Vials and medical syringe are seen in front of Moderna logo in this illustration

(Reuters) – The European Union has reached a deal with U.S. biotech firm Moderna for the supply of up to 160 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, the president of the European Commission said on Tuesday.

The deal will be formally approved by the EU executive on Wednesday, Ursula von der Leyen said.

(Reporting by Francesco Guarascio @fraguarascio; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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