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

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

 

 

European Medicines Agency
News & Press Releases
Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 25-28 October 2021
News 29/10/2021
:: PRAC assessing further data on risk of myocarditis and pericarditis with mRNA vaccines
:: COVID-19 vaccines: PRAC finds insufficient evidence on a possible link with multisystem inflammatory syndrome
:: PRAC starts review of signal of capillary leak syndrome with Spikevax

 

 

News: Spikevax: EMA recommendation on booster (new)
CHMP, Last updated: 25/10/2021

 

 

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en
Latest Updates
Publication
Contact tracing in the European Union: public health management of persons, including healthcare workers, who have had contact with COVID-19 cases – fourth update
Technical report – 28 Oct 2021

 

 

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Accessed 30 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 28 October 2021
Commissioner Lenarčič in Bangladesh: EU provides €12 million for displaced Rohingyas in Bangladesh and Myanmar
Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič is concluding today a three-day visit to Bangladesh to see the situation on the ground in the context of the worsening humanitarian crisis affecting Rohingya people.

News 24 October 2021
Von der Leyen focuses on pandemic preparedness at the World Health Summit
Speaking at the Word Health Summit on 24 October, President of the Commission Ursula von der Leyen said that pandemic preparedness was now at the centre of the EU’s action, and that an unprecedented funding of EUR 50 billion euro over seven years was proposed for a health preparedness mission.