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Japan to agree supply deal soon for AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine: Kyodo - Metro US

Japan to agree supply deal soon for AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine: Kyodo

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration

TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese government will soon agree a supply deal for more than 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca Plc, Kyodo news agency reported on Friday.

The British drugmaker has been in talks with Japan, Russia, Brazil and others about supply deals for its potential coronavirus vaccine, known as AZD1222.

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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