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EU to buy additional 100 million doses of Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine - Commission chief

Dec 29 (Reuters) - The European Union has decided to buy an additional 100 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the head of the European Commission said in a tweet on Tuesday.

The 27-nation EU will then have 300 million doses of the vaccine, which has been assessed as safe and effective, Ursula von der Leyen said.

Reporting by Aishwarya Nair in Bengaluru Editing by Gareth Jones

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