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EU to receive 100 million extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine this year

An extra 100 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are to be delivered to the EU this year which will bring the total number of doses delivered to the EU to 600 million.

Under the new vaccination scheme in the EU, Ireland will be entitled to 1 million of these vaccines.

Chairman and CEO of Pfizer Albert Bourla stated, “We remain committed to moving as quickly and safely as possible to bring this vaccine to more people in Europe, as the deadly virus continues to wreak havoc across the continent,”.

Pfizer has also stated that all of the vaccines will be delivered in 2021 with the licence approval by regulators for the interval between its vaccine being 21 days.


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