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Ireland is confirmed to receive an additional 3.3 million Pfizer vaccines

DUBLIN: It has been confirmed that Ireland will receive 3.3 million Pfizer vaccines. The European Union has reached an agreement with pharmaceutical companies in this regard. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has reached an agreement with Pfizer and BioNTech on behalf of the EU. The COVID-19 vaccine will be purchased in 300 million doses.

The number of Pfizer jabs available to the European Union has doubled to 600 million doses. The second consignment of vaccines will be available in the second quarter of 2021, Ms. von der Leyen said.

The European Commission has recommended the purchase of an additional 200 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, which is manufactured by BioNTech and Pfizer, for EU member states. It also offered the option of purchasing an additional 100 million dosesThe European Union has a vast portfolio of vaccines with various technologies. It has received up to 2.3 billion doses from the best vaccine companies.

“In addition to the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine, a second vaccine, produced by Moderna, was authorised on January 6, 2021. Other vaccines are expected to be approved soon. This vaccine portfolio would enable the EU not only to cover the needs of its whole population, but also to supply vaccines to neighbouring countries,” Ms. von der Leyen added.

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