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Moderna CEO eyes producing COVID vaccine in Asia

Bancel reveals the company is in talks with possible Japanese partners

For vaccine production in Japan, there is a possibility that Moderna will seek consignment contracts or license agreements with Japanese companies.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- Moderna is considering manufacturing its coronavirus vaccine in Japan, with chief executive Stephane Bancel telling Nikkei in a phone interview, "We're having discussions in several countries in Asia, including Japan."

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