12/24/2020, 2:08 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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S. Korea signs Pfizer, J&J vaccine deals - PM

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun announced Seoul had signed deals with Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE, as well as with Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Pharmaceutica, to acquire the vaccines against coronavirus developed by those companies.

Chung added the agreement would provide the country with 10 million doses of Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine and with 6 million doses of Janssen's jab.

Earlier this month, the South Korean government confirmed it was seeking to reach deals on the vaccines with Pfizer and BioNTech, Janssen, and Moderna Inc.

Breaking the News / JR