Brussels: European Commission (EC) enter into an agreement with American company Johnson & Johnson for procurement of Covid-19 vaccine. It was stated by president of European Commission Ursula Von Der Leyen via her Twitter.
,, As coronavirus spreads rapidly across Europe, we are securing doses of future vaccine to protect citizens. Today we signed a contract with Johnson & Johnson. It enables EU countries to buy up to 400 million doses. This is our 3rd contract with a pharma company. More will follow’’, she posted.
Thus, according to the document, EU can purchase about 400 million doses of vaccine from Johnson & Johnson.
Besides that, European Commission signed contract of procurement of 300 million doses of Sanofi / GSK vaccines and another 300 million doses from AstraZeneca in September.