The incremental doses will be delivered from October 2021 through April 2022.
The order of additional doses brings the companies' total number of doses to the U.S. government under its existing supply agreement to 500 million.
The companies expect to deliver 110 million of the additional doses by December 31, 2021, with the remaining 90 million doses delivered by April 30, 2022.
The U.S. government also can acquire the booster shots targeting potential variants and new formulations of the vaccine, if available and authorized.
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