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The total amount the United States government has agreed to pay pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna for their COVID-19 vaccines. The government provided Moderna with $955 million for initial development, then bought two 100-million-dose orders for $1.53 billion and $1.68 billion respectively. The government bought 100 million doses from Pfizer for $1.95 billion but provided no initial funding for development.
The number of participants in Pfizer’s phase 3 vaccine trial.
The number of Pfizer phase 3 participants who received the vaccine, not a placebo.
The number of participants in Moderna’s phase 3 vaccine trial.
The number of Moderna phase 3 participants who received the vaccine, not a placebo.
The number of Pfizer vaccine doses the U.S. government hoped to ship to medical workers in the vaccine’s first week of distribution.