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Brazil strikes US$127 million deal to produce Oxford University Covid-19 test vaccine

Brazil said Saturday it had reached a deal to produce up to 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University, which the country is helping to test.The vaccine, which Oxford is working on with pharmaceuticals group AstraZeneca, is one of the most promising of the dozens that researchers worldwide are racing to test and bring to market.Under the US$127 million deal, the Brazilian government’s public-health institute, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), will…

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