12 August 2020

• China announces that a woman in Hubei province who fell ill with COVID-19 in February and a man in Shanghai who fell ill in April have tested positive again for coronavirus. Sources 1,2
• In Brazil, Parana’s Technology Institute signs an agreement with the Russian Direct Investment Fund in Moscow to produce and distribute Sputnik 5 by mid-2021- and possibly earlier, pending approval from Brazil’s regulatory agency, Anvisa. Source
• Moderna reaches an agreement with the U.S. government to deliver 100 million doses of their mRNA vaccine if it proves efficacious, at an estimated cost of around $25 per dose. Source

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