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French vaccines group Valneva to participate in UK's COVID-19 response programme

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) - French specialty vaccines company Valneva VLS.PA will participate in Britain's COVID-19 vaccine response programme, the company said on Monday and will provide up to 100 million doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate to the plan.

Valneva also said that as part of its broader COVID-19 response, the company planned to further invest in its manufacturing facility in Livingston, Scotland and in Solna, Sweden.

Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta

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