Sanofi, GSK pledge 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to WHO initiative

Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline said Oct. 28 that they will provide 200 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to the World Health Organizations Covax effort if the vaccine gets regulatory approval..

The initiative is focused on focusing on vaccination for the most high-risk people in every country, and the WHO has stated it prepares for all nations to receive adequate dosages of a vaccine to immunize 20 percent of their population before any nation receives more dosages, CNBC reported..

Maia Anderson –
Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

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If information is positive, Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline stated they anticipate outcomes from their phase 2 trial of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine by early December and will launch a stage 3 trial. The drugmakers said they plan to seek regulatory approval in the first half of 2021 if data from all trials is favorable..
Read Sanofis complete news release here.

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The Covax initiative looks for to make sure COVID-19 vaccines are dispersed equitably all over the world and intends to provide 2 billion doses of the vaccine by the end of 2021, according to CNBC. More than 180 nations have actually joined the effort, however the U.S. has not..