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European Commission seals deal for 1.8 billion more BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine doses

The European Commission has struck a deal with Covid-19 vaccine producer BioNTech/Pfizer to buy up to 1.8 billion additional doses for the next few years, President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Saturday.“Happy to announce that [the European Commission] has just approved a contract for guaranteed 900 million doses,” von der Leyen tweeted.The deal, covering 2021-23, also allows EU states to buy a further 900 million doses, according to the top EU official. “Other contracts and other vaccine…

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