US to put up US$2.1 billion for Sanofi, GSK coronavirus vaccine


GSK says its vaccine candidate in development has the potential to play a significant role in overcoming the Covid-19 pandemic. – EPA pic, July 31, 2020.

PHARMA giants Sanofi and GSK will receive up to US$2.1 billion (RM8.9 billion) from the US government for the development of a Covid-19 vaccine, the companies said today, as the world reels from the coronavirus epidemic.

The United States has identified a vaccine candidate under development by Sanofi and GSK for its “Operation Warp Speed,” which aims to rapidly secure millions of doses.


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