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German Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Tuesday that Germany will secure more COVID-19 vaccine doses than the population size because they don’t know whether the vaccine candidate will succeed.

“Antigen tests will be part of our COVID-19 testing strategy,” the minister added, as reported by Reuters.

Market reaction

These comments don’t seem to be having a significant impact on market sentiment. As of writing, Germany’s DAX Index was up 0.32% on the day at 13,236. Meanwhile, the EUR/USD pair was up 0.25% at 1.1898.