EU signs deal with Bavarian Nordic for delivery of monkeypox vaccine
AMSTERDAM — The European Commission on
Tuesday said it had signed a deal with Danish biotech firm
Bavarian Nordic for the delivery of around 110,000
doses of monkeypox vaccine.
The agreement marks the first time that the EU budget is used
for the direct purchase of vaccines and would make the shots
rapidly available to all EU member states, Norway and Iceland,
the commission said.
Around 900 cases of monkeypox have been reported in 19 EU
countries, Norway and Iceland since May 18.
(Reporting by Bart Meijer)
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