Germany and EU partners to secure, for the first time, by contract, Corona vaccines

The Covid-19-pandemic keeps the world in breath. Already, more than 7.5 million people globally have become infected with the novel Coronavirus, 185.457 in Germany, it always comes to local outbreaks.

Germany and three other European countries have also closed in a vaccine Alliance, a first contract with a pharmaceutical company for the supply of Corona vaccines in the EU. As soon as the vaccine used was ready to deliver the group, AstraZeneca 300 million doses of it, informed the Federal Ministry of health on Saturday. The development of the vaccine could be completed by the end of the year successfully, it said to AFP from government circles. Getty Images/iStockphoto/licsiren How safe it is to succeed, a Corona vaccine to be found?

With the Treaty, the vaccine Alliance from Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands, wanted to assure the Europeans early on, a supply of the vaccine, the Ministry said. Of all the countries in the EU should benefit: The doses "relative to the population size of all the member States, to be divided werden", the Ministry stated.

"Thus, vaccines are very quickly after a potential approval in this or in the next year in a large number of available production capacity is already contractually werden&quot secured;, it further explained. At the video conference of EU health Ministers on Friday it had been agreed, moreover, that the activities of the Alliance with those of the EU-Commission together, in order to increase the impact strength.

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