WHO, Pfizer Strike Deal For 40 Million Vaccine Doses For Poorer Countries.

WHO, Pfizer Announce Deal For 40 Million Vaccine Doses For Poorer Countries

WHO, Pfizer announced a deal for up to 40 million initial doses for poorer countries. (File)

Geneva:

The WHO and pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer on Friday announced a deal for up to 40 million initial doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for poorer countries, through Covax global pool.

"I'm glad to announce that Covax has signed an agreement with Pfizer-BioNTech for up to 40 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine," World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a press conference in Geneva.

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