Moderna to supply additional 7 million doses of COVID booster vaccine to Switzerland

Medical assistant Tosca Tiralosi fills a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Hausaerzte Hegibachplatz doctors office, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Zurich, Switzerland January 28, 2021. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

March 21 (Reuters) - Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) said on Monday it has signed a new agreement with Switzerland for the supply of another seven million doses of its COVID-19 booster vaccine for delivery in 2023.

The agreement also includes an option of seven million doses for delivery in 2023 and 2024, the U.S. biotechnology company said in a statement.

These doses are in addition to the seven million doses of booster vaccine that Switzerland previously secured.

Reporting by Ann Maria Shibu in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni

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