French pharma group's Covid vaccine row explained

A medical professional prepares a syringe of vaccine
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has said 11 vaccines will be compulsory from the end of 2018, compared to the current three

Sanofi moves quickly to ward off criticism after CEO said USA would get priority status for any vaccine it develops

French pharmaceutical group Sanofi has walked back on a claims that any COVID-19 vaccine it develops would go first to the USA, insisting its COVID-19 vaccine will be made available in all countries when it is ready, hours after the company's CEO said the first shipments would head to the United States.

What did the company say?

Paul Hudson, Sanofi's CEO, had said in an interview that the US, which has invested $30million in ...

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