The European Commission (EC) has signed an additional contract with Moderna to supply 150 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine, Report informs via foreign media.

“Today, we secured 150 million additional doses of the Moderna vaccine. We are also securing a contract for new generation vaccines. It will give us the flexibility we need to procure adapted COVID-19 vaccines to protect people from new variants of the virus,” EC President Ursula von der Leyen tweeted.

In turn, Stefan De Keersmaecker, the EC spokesperson for health, food safety and transport, explained at a briefing in Brussels that it is an addition to the contract with Moderna, according to which the vaccine can be supplied from the 3rd quarter of 2021 until 2022.

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