The European Union will be able to produce about 200 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine per month starting in September, the Commissioner for Internal Market Affairs Thierry Breton said. This is written by Le Parisien.
He recalled that in January, the European Union produced 14 million doses, in February – 28 million, in March – 60 million. In the next quarter, Brussels expects to reach the target of 100 million doses.
“In the summer, the figure will be 120 million, and starting in September, we will reach a cruising production speed of 200 million,” Breton said.
The European Commissioner said that in the second half of the year, the European Union will have about 800 million doses of the drug.
In Europe, 40 million people were infected with the coronavirus, 28 million recovered, and 925,000 people died.