EU will authorize COVID-19 vaccine within a week, official says
“The commission has negotiated the broadest portfolio of vaccine candidates and finally, within a week, the first vaccine will be authorized so that vaccinations can start immediately and more will follow in the new year,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said before the European Parliament. “In total, we have bought more than enough doses for everyone in Europe.”
She suggested vaccinations should begin in all 27 member states on the same day, as soon as possible following the shot’s approval, ultimately aiming to vaccinate up to 70% of the population.
On Tuesday, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced it was moving up a meeting originally scheduled for Dec. 29 to assess the Pfizer …continued .
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