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Sanofi (SNY) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plan to make 200 million doses of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate available to the COVAX vaccine allocation plan co-led by GAVI and the World Health Organization, Reuters notes. COVAX aims to deliver 2 billion vaccine doses around the world by the end of 2021, and more than 180 nations have joined the plan. Glaxo and Sanofi signed a $2.1 billion deal with the U.S. to supply it with more than 100 million doses of its vaccine candidate, and also have deals with the European Union and the U.K.

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