Posts tagged as European Medicines Agency

J&J to launch Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to Europe on April 19

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said Monday it would start delivering its single-shot Covid-19 vaccine to Europe on April 19, giving the continent a boost as it struggles to speed up its vaccination drive. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the J&J jab in mid-March, following approval of vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca. Unlike the previously registered vaccines, it takes only one dose of the J&J…

Lithuania calls on EU to create clear vaccine borrowing mechanism – PM

Monday, March 15, 2021

Lithuania supports the European Commission-coordinated joint vaccine procurement program and the European Medicines Agency’s role, but it calls on the EU’s executive body to create a clear vaccine borrowing mechanism, Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte said on Friday. Simonyte chaired Friday’s online meeting of the three Baltic prime ministers within the framework of the Baltic Council of Ministers. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen also took part. “Vaccine borrowing shows…