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

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