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Millions of doses of a coronavirus vaccine could be manufactured in Teesside if a trial is successful, the mayor says.
The Government has said it will purchase 60 million doses of the Novavax vaccine, should it make it through trials.
Billingham-based Fujifilm Diosynth is one of the companies manufacturing the vaccine, Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen announced.
With most vaccine trials ending in failure, the government is effectively hedging its bets, hoping that at least one of them proves safe and effective.
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