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Denmark to produce COVID-19 vaccines by 2022

Christian Fernsby |
As everyone can see, read, feel and hear, we need vaccines. So we will have to increase production, PM Mette Frederiksen told TV2 News.

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“As a result we will aim to produce vaccines against COVID-19 in Denmark in 2022. At that time, all Danes who want it will have received their first vaccinations a long time ago. However, it won’t necessarily be their last.”

Frederiksen underlined that we could be facing a future when everyone will need to be revaccinated.

The plan is for a privately-owned – by a Danish or foreign company – factory to be established in Denmark sometime next year.

The PM said the decision was made following discussions with Denmark’s potent life science sector.

“It’s about COVID-19 and also potentially looking into a completely new form of vaccine technology and production – which has immense human and commercial perspectives,” said Frederiksen.

In the coming weeks, the government will further investigate the possibilities and enter into dialogue with market players.

After that, a proposal will be brought before Parliament for approval.

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