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Coronavirus: Vaccination

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 102794, tabled on 13 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many of the advance purchases of covid-19 vaccines have been bought from manufacturers based in the UK.

Answered on

16 October 2020

The UK Government has secured access to two vaccines being manufactured in the UK:

  • 100 million doses of the vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca.
  • 60 million doses of the vaccine being developed by GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi Pasteur.

The UK Government has also secured access to the vaccine being developed by Valneva, who are based in France but will manufacture the vaccine in Scotland.

Answered by

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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