Great Day' As Africa Gets 110m Vaccines
The Herald|October 27, 2021
Moderna yesterday said it will make up to 110 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine available to African countries, which local officials called a breakthrough on the world's least vaccinated continent.

The announcement said Moderna is prepared to deliver the first 15 million doses by the end of this year, with 35 million in the first quarter of 2022 and up to 60 million in the second quarter.

It says all doses are offered at Moderna's lowest tiered price”.

“It is a great day for us, the African Union special envoy on Covid-19, Strive Masiyiwa, told reporters.

A White House official said the US will defer delivery of about 33 million Moderna doses between December and February that were originally intended for the US so that the AU can buy them instead.

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