Trump Administration, Through HHS, DoD, Purchases Additional 100M Doses Of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate
HHS: Trump Administration purchases additional 100 million doses of COVID-19 investigational vaccine from Moderna
“The Trump administration, through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD), will purchase an additional 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine candidate, called mRNA-1273, from Moderna. If authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use as outlined in agency guidance, doses of the vaccine will begin shipping immediately. … Under the agreement, Moderna will leverage its U.S.-based manufacturing capacity to fill, finish, and ship vials of mRNA-1273 as the bulk material is produced. The additional doses ordered … provide for continuous delivery through the end of June 2021…” (12/11).