Moderna announces approximate cost of its Covid-19 vaccine

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the firm, it will cost between 32-37 dollars per dose
12:18, 17 November 2020

American biotech firm Moderna

American biotech firm Moderna has set the estimated cost of its vaccine against Covid-19, the effectiveness of which was reported on Monday, November 16. This was reported by the Guardian.

The company said that its coronavirus vaccine would cost between 32-37 dollars per dose. Such pricing has been criticized by the American society.

It is worth noting that the company has had government funding to aid the development of the vaccine – 2.5 billion dollars.

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As we reported earlier, according to the results of the clinical trials, Moderna's vaccine against coronavirus is 94.5% effective.

The trial involved 30,000 people in the US with half being given two doses of the vaccine, four weeks apart. The rest had dummy injections.

"This is a pivotal moment in the development of our Covid-19 vaccine candidate. Since early January, we have chased this virus with the intent to protect as many people around the world as possible. All along, we have known that each day matters," the statement said.

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