Qatar signs deal to buy Moderna COVID-19 vaccine - (Fidelity via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Qatar has reached an agreement with Moderna to buy its potential COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is approved and released for global use, as reported in Fidelity.

  • "Negotiating early and securing a number of agreements enhances our chances of getting sufficient quantities of the vaccine early," said Abdullatif al-Khal, chair of a national COVID-19 health group.

  • However, he did not say how many doses Doha was requesting. Earlier this month, al-Khal said Qatar signed an agreement with Pfizer and BioNTech to supply Qatar with their vaccines.

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