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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