COVID-19 vaccines will be free for all in Portugal, says health minister - (Fidelity via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Portugal's health minister says the country's public health service will be responsible for the distribution of vaccines against the coronavirus, which will be free for all, as reported by Fidelity.

  • Marta Temido stated that the country would buy 22 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for €200 million.

  • Rui Santos Ivo, the head of the drug regulator Infarmed, said Portugal had signed agreements to buy the shots with potential manufacturers CureVac, Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline.

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