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Funding deal secures Denmark first batches of Bavarian Nordic's Covid-19 vaccine

When and if Bavarian Nordic's fully developed and approved Covid-19 vaccines begin trickling out from its facility, the Danish government has secured first pick, according to documents detailing the deal that MedWatch has read.

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The Danish government has secured itself a place first in line when Bavarian Nordic's potential Covid-19 vaccine is distributed. This comes as a result of the funding deal struck between the two parties in fall of this year.

Under the terms of the deal, the Danish Ministry of Health has the right – but not the obligation – to claim the first doses from an approved vaccine developed by Bavarian Nordic and produced in its Danish facility.

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