The US government has ordered 100 million doses of vaccines against coronavirus from a German manufacturer BioNTtech and American Pfizer. This was reported on the website BioNTech.
The amount of the original reservation Washington is $1.95 billion at the same site, the company notes that the United States can receive up to 500 million additional doses of vaccine.
Pfizer and BioNTech expect in October to apply for registration of the drug and to make the end of this year to 100 million doses of vaccine, and in 2021 — more than 1.3 billion doses.
In the world registered more than 15 million cases of coronavirus, has killed over 600 thousand people.