Moderna will value governments between $25 and $37 per dose of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, counting on the amount ordered, Chief Govt Stephane Bancel knowledgeable German weekly Welt am Sonntag (WamS).
“Our vaccine subsequently costs concerning the equivalent as a flu shot, which is between $10 and $50,” he was quoted as saying.
On Monday, an EU official involved inside the talks said the European Price wished to realize a deal with Moderna for the supply of tons of of hundreds of doses of its vaccine candidate for a worth beneath $25 per dose.
“Nothing is signed however, nonetheless we’re close to a deal with the EU Price. We have to ship to Europe and are in constructive talks,” Bancel knowledgeable WamS, together with it was solely a “matter of days” until a contract might be ready.
Moderna has said its experimental vaccine is 94.5% environment friendly in stopping COVID-19, based on interim info from a late-stage medical trial, turning into the second developer to report outcomes that far exceeded expectations after Pfizer and its affiliate BioNTech.
The EU has been in talks with Moderna for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine on the very least since July.