Moderna aiming to make as much as 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine this yr By Reuters


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PARIS (Reuters) – Moderna (NASDAQ:) Inc is on observe to ship between 600 million and 1 billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccine this yr, Chief Govt Stephane Bancel mentioned on Thursday.

Bancel mentioned Moderna had orders for 500 million doses of its vaccine and will comfortably make not less than 600 million doses. He informed a convention organised by Oddo BHF that the group was working to fulfill and even exceed a goal for 1 billion doses, nevertheless.

Bancel mentioned it was nonetheless not clear how lengthy the antibodies generated by the vaccines would final, however added that it might probably be a few years.

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