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Europe: COVID-19 Vaccines – Announcements/Regulatory Actions/Deployment

 

European Medicines Agency

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News: ECDC and EMA update on COVID-19 (new)
Last updated: 04/08/2021
Full vaccination is key to protecting against serious COVID-19, including disease caused by the Delta variant
With the increasing circulation of the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 in EU/EEA countries, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) strongly encourage those who are eligible for vaccination but have not yet been vaccinated to start and complete the recommended COVID-19 vaccination schedule in a timely manner…

 

News: Increased manufacturing capacity and supply for Spikevax (new)
CHMP, Last updated: 30/07/2021

 

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en
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ECDC and EMA update on COVID-19
News story 4 Aug 2021
Full vaccination is key to protecting against serious COVID-19, including disease caused by the Delta variant.

 

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Data as of 2021-08-07
https://vaccinetracker.ecdc.europa.eu/public/extensions/COVID-19/vaccine-tracker.html#uptake-tab

 

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European Commission
https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/home/en
Press release 4 August 2021
Coronavirus: Commission approves new contract for a potential COVID-19 vaccine with Novavax
Today, the European Commission has approved its seventh Advanced Purchase Agreement (APA) with a pharmaceutical company to ensure access to a potential vaccine against COVID-19 in Q4 of 2021 and in 2022.

Press release 4 August 2021
Lebanon: EU mobilises €5.5 million for coronavirus response
The Commission is allocating €5.5 million in humanitarian funding to help strengthen the COVID-19 response in Lebanon. The funding comes as Lebanon faces high infection rates, with the national health system close to collapse as well as low vaccination rates.

Statement 27 July 2021
Statement by President von der Leyen on a new milestone in the EU Vaccines Strategy
President von der Leyen announced that the EU has achieved its goal of vaccinating 70% of its adult population with at least one dose in July.