The head of the European Medicines Agency said Monday (10 May) that BioNTech/Pfizer’s jab against Covid-19 could be approved in the EU for 12- to 15-year-olds soon, perhaps as early as this month.
On 11 November 2020, the European Commission adopted a proposal to strengthen the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The proposed regulation would allow the EMA, among other things, to better anticipate possible shortages of medicinal products and ensure their timely development, with the aim of improving the EU’s capacity to respond to health emergencies. The European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety adopted its report on 22 June 2021. This is due to be voted during the July plenary session, thus setting Parliament’s negotiating position and opening the way for interinstitutional negotiations.
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