Uk news EU in advanced talks to buy 30 millions doses of West Lothian's Covid-19 vaccine PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - The EU have raised over €16 billion for vaccines among their members states since May of last year
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The EU are in talks to buy 30 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine being produced in West Lothian. Biotech company Valneva, based in Livingston, have just started clinical trials on their unique inactivated vaccine. The vaccine specialists have already signed a deal to provide the UK government with 60 million doses in the second half of 2021. Read More Related Articles West Lothian Council reveal new online Gritter Tracker service Now, should the vaccine development be successful, it looks like the EU will also be purchasing tens of millions of doses of their vaccine. In a statement the EU Commission said: “The envisaged contract with Valneva would provide for the possibility for all EU Member States to purchase together 30 million doses, and they could further purchase up to 30 million more doses.” The EU has already committed to giving Valneva an undisclosed down payment to secure the doses. The remainder would be paid by individual EU governments willing to buy the jabs. West Lothian MP Hannah Bardell recently said the vaccine was the biggest private investment to come to West Lothian in a generation.
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.” The EU has already signed deals with six other vaccine companies, securing around two billion doses, for their state members. They have raised €16 billion since May 4 2020 under their Coronavirus Global Response. Valneva started UK clinical trials on their vaccine in December.
NHS Lothian reveal that all GP surgeries in West Lothian have now signed up to vaccinate over 80 patients Their candidate will initially be tested on 150 UK volunteers at four National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) testing sites in Birmingham, Bristol, Newcastle and Southampton. These early phase one and two trials will show whether the vaccine produces a safe and effective immune response against Covid-19. Should this early trial prove successful, larger clinical trials will be planned for April 2021 with over 4000 UK volunteers testing 2 doses of the vaccine in 2 groups: those aged between 18-65 years and over 65s.
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