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Philippines, Moderna Reach 13M Vaccine Doses Supply Pact

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  • Moderna Inc (NASDAQ: MRNA) has agreed to supply the Philippines government with 13 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Deliveries are set to begin in mid-2021.
  • The company's COVID-19 vaccine is not currently approved for use in the country, and it will work with regulators to pursue necessary approvals before distribution.
  • The company also anticipates a separate deal with the Philippines government and private sector to supply an additional 7 million doses.
  • The Philippines regulator has so far approved for emergency use COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE)/BioNTech SE (NASDAQ: BNTX), AstraZeneca Plc (NASDAQ: AZN), and Sinovac Biotech (NASDAQ: SVA).
  • Price Action: MRNA shares are down 2.4% at $129.01 in premarket trading on the last check Monday.
 

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