In brief: Sanofi & GSK in talks to supply 300m doses of COVID vaccine to EU

Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are in “advanced discussions” with the European Commission (EC) for the supply of up to 300 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The vaccine candidate – developed by Sanofi in partnership with GSK – is based on the recombinant protein-based technology used by Sanofi to produce an influenza vaccine, and GSK’s established adjuvant technology.

The doses would be manufactured in European countries including France, Belgium, Germany and Italy.

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