Covid-19: EU strikes deal with Moderna for up to 160 million vaccine doses

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    The European Union has reached a deal with US biotech firm Moderna for the supply of up to 160 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, the president of the European Commission said on Tuesday. 

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