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UK says expects to receive 10 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine this year

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Britain expects to have 10 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech’s candidate COVID-19 vaccine available by the end of the year if regulators approve it, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said on Monday, following positive clinical trial results.

The spokesman said that Britain had now ordered 40 million doses of the candidate vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, one of six that Britain has agreed supply deals for. (Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, writing by Alistair Smout, editing by Estelle Shirbon)

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