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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12540

1 August 2020
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19 / Health
Covid-19, European Commission completes exploratory talks with Sanofi for a possible vaccine
Brussels, 31/07/2020 (Agence Europe)

The European Commission announced late in the afternoon of Friday 31 July that it had concluded exploratory talks with the French pharmaceutical company Sanofi with a view to purchasing a possible coronavirus vaccine.

The Commission mentions a contractual framework with Sanofi for the purchase of 300 million doses on behalf of the EU27. However, it is continuing talks with other vaccine manufacturers without giving further information.

Today's step with Sanofi is a first important...

Contents

ECONOMY - FINANCE
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
INSTITUTIONAL
SECURITY - DEFENCE
SECTORAL POLICIES
NEWS BRIEFS