The deal was announced by the US Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Defence on Friday. Photo: Reuters

US government set to pay US$2.1 billion to drug giants Sanofi and GSK in coronavirus vaccine deal

  • The payment will be enough to cover 50 million people in the US and is part of the White House’s ‘Operation Warp Speed’
  • The drug manufacturers are also in talks to to supply up to 300 million doses of the experimental vaccine to the European Union
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The deal was announced by the US Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Defence on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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