Pfizer announces deal to supply Canada with coronavirus vaccine candidate

Pfizer says it has signed an agreement with the Canadian government to supply its coronavirus vaccine.

The announcement came in the form of a tweet an hour before markets opened and two hours before a scheduled announcement from the Canadian government about vaccine procurement that is set to take place at 10 AM.

Pfizer also last month inked a deal with the U.S. government to supply the first 100 million doses of the vaccine it is developing in December, in a partnership with BioNTech SE.

The Canadian deal appears to also be in collaboration with the biotechnology firm.

More to come.

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