FRANKFURT: Moderna will cost governments between $25 and $37 per dose of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, relying on the quantity ordered, Chief Government Stephane Bancel instructed German weekly Welt am Sonntag (WamS).
“Our vaccine subsequently prices about the identical as a flu shot, which is between $10 and $50,” he was quoted as saying.
On Monday, an EU official concerned within the talks stated the European Fee needed to succeed in a take care of Moderna for the availability of tens of millions of doses of its vaccine candidate for a worth under $25 per dose.
“Nothing is signed but, however we’re near a take care of the EU Fee. We need to ship to Europe and are in constructive talks,” Bancel instructed WamS, including it was only a “matter of days” till a contract can be prepared.
Moderna has stated its experimental vaccine is 94.5% efficient in stopping COVID-19, primarily based on interim knowledge from a late-stage medical trial, changing into the second developer to report outcomes that far exceeded expectations after Pfizer and its associate BioNTech.
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