Geneva — Moderna will supply 34-million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine in 2021 and Sweden has donated 1-million AstraZeneca shots to the global Covax programme as it struggles to secure enough supplies to inoculate the world's poorest people.

The advance purchase contract agreed with Moderna is for up to 500-million doses, but the rollout will only start in the fourth quarter, with 34-million doses available this year, the Gavi vaccine alliance said on Monday...

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