MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 29th November, 2020) The British government has secured another 2 million doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine and expects that around 3.5 million people will be able to get vaccinated, the government said in a Sunday statement.
“The UK was one of the first countries in Europe to sign a deal with Moderna, and I’m delighted we have been able to secure a further 2 million doses of their promising candidate for the British public,” business Secretary Alok Sharma said as quoted in the government release.
“Following today’s deal, the UK now has access to enough doses of Moderna’s vaccine candidate for around 3.
The Moderna vaccine appears to be nearly 95% effective. It is currently in phase 3 clinical trials.