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

 

European Medicines Agency
News & Press Releases
News: Additional manufacturing site for COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen (new)
Last updated: 07/10/2021
EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has approved an additional manufacturing site for the production of COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen, developed by Janssen-Cilag International NV. The site, located in West Point, Pennsylvania in the United States, and operated by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, will manufacture finished product. The site is expected to support the continued supply of COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen in the European Union…

 

News: Comirnaty and Spikevax: EMA recommendations on extra doses and boosters (new)
Last updated: 04/10/2021
EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has concluded that an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccines Comirnaty (BioNTech/Pfizer) and Spikevax (Moderna) may be given to people with severely weakened immune systems, at least 28 days after their second dose…

 

News: EMA receives application for marketing authorisation for Regkirona (regdanvimab) for treating patients with COVID-19 (new)
CHMP, PDCO, PRAC, Last updated: 04/10/2021

 

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en
Latest Updates
News
ECDC builds study infrastructure to monitor COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness
News story – 8 Oct 2021

Publication
Core protocol for ECDC studies of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation with Severe Acute Respiratory Infection laboratory-confirmed with SARS-CoV-2, version 1.0
Technical report – 8 Oct 2021

Publication
Interim analysis of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness against Severe Acute Respiratory Infection due to laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 among individuals aged 65 years and older, ECDC multi-country study
Technical report – 8 Oct 2021

 

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Accessed 09 Oct 2021

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 7 October 2021
Ethiopia: new EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flight reaches Tigray
The second flight of the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge to Tigray, co-organised by the EU, France and Italy, landed in Mekelle airport on 6 October 2021 delivering an additional 10.6 tons of life-saving cargo for the people affected by the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia.

Press release 2 October 2021
EU Humanitarian Air Bridge delivers life-saving medical aid to Afghanistan