European Commission President Von der Lein said that the EU will approve the first new crown vaccine within a week, and vaccination can start immediately.
Von der Lein said at a plenary session of the European Parliament: “The first vaccine will be approved within a week, and vaccination can be started immediately.”
European Medicines Agency Director Emer Cook said earlier that the agency is studying the data provided by Pfizer and BioNTech, Modena has also applied for authorization, and the approval process is nearing completion.
The European Commission previously stated that it has reached a new crown vaccine order agreement with BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi GlaxoSmithKline, CureVac, and Modena for a total of 1.2 billion doses. It is currently in progress with other pharmaceutical manufacturers. negotiation.