UK orders 5 million doses Modena Pharmaceuticals first batch of vaccines expected to be delivered in spring 2021
November 17 According to foreign media reports, after the American pharmaceutical company Moderna announced the positive results of its Coronavirus vaccine research and development,
British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said, The UK has ordered 5 million doses of vaccine from the company, and the first batch of vaccines is expected to be delivered in the spring of 2021.
On November 6, local time, the British government tried to implement a large-scale city-wide test for the Coronavirus in Liverpool. Local residents can be tested regardless of whether they have symptoms.
According to reports, Modena recently stated that according to the early analysis of the vaccine’s Phase III clinical trial, the effective rate of the Coronavirus vaccine it developed was 94.5%.
On the 16th local time, Hancock said at a press conference, “We have reached a preliminary agreement today on the procurement of 5 million doses of the Modena vaccine.”
According to reports, the UK has previously obtained a total of 350 million doses of vaccine supply agreements from six companies. Among them are the vaccines jointly developed by the German BioNTech and Pfizer. They previously announced that their vaccines are more than 90% effective.