VG: Norway secures 3.6 million extra Pfizer corona vaccine doses through a new agreement

Pfizer vaccinePhoto: Berit Roald / NTB
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Norway has secured 3.6 million extra Pfizer vaccine doses after the EU extended its agreement with Pfizer and BioNTech, vaccine coordinator Richard Bergstrøm told newspaper VG.

According to the newspaper, with the latest agreement, Norway can receive up to 7.2 million doses of the vaccine.

On Friday, it was announced that the EU is extending its agreement to purchase the vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech to can purchase up to 300 million extra doses of the vaccine.

A total of 75 million of the new doses will be delivered in the second quarter of 2021, while the rest will come later this year.

The extension of the procurement agreement with Pfizer and BioNTech means that the EU will double its access to the first vaccine that was approved for use in Norway and the EU. 

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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