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

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



European Medicines Agency
News & Press Releases
News: Extended mandate: First meeting of Executive Steering Group on Shortages and Safety of Medicinal Products (MSSG) (new)
Last updated: 11/05/2022



European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Latest Updates [Selected]
Epidemiological update: SARS-CoV-2 Omicron sub-lineages BA.4 and BA.5
Epidemiological update – 13 May 2022

ECDC and WHO publish joint surveillance bulletin on hepatitis outbreak
News story – 13 May 2022

Epidemiological update: Hepatitis of unknown aetiology in children
Epidemiological update – 11 May 2022

COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol: Operational guidelines for the management of air passengers and aviation personnel in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic
Technical guidance – 11 May 2022

Accessed 14 May 2022





European Commission
Latest [Selected]
Press release 13 May 2022
Coronavirus: Commission secures an agreement with BioNTech-Pfizer to adapt delivery schedules to Member States’ needs
Today, the European Commission and the vaccine developers, BioNTech and Pfizer, reached an agreement to better address Member States needs for COVID-19 vaccines for the months ahead.

Statement 12 May 2022
Statement by President von der Leyen and President Biden on occasion of the second Global COVID-19 Summit

Press release 12 May 2022
Global response to COVID-19 and beyond: Commission steps up funding to vaccination roll-out in Africa
The European Commission has today announced its intention to step up funding to accelerate roll-out and uptake of vaccines and other COVID-19 tools in Africa.

Speech 12 May 2022
Speech by President von der Leyen at the second Global COVID-19 Summit, co-hosted by the United States, Belize, Germany, Indonesia, and Senegal, via video message*

Statement 12 May 2022
State aid: Commission will phase out State aid COVID Temporary Framework
The European Commission will phase out the State aid COVID Temporary Framework, adopted on 19 March 2020 and last amended on 18 November 2021, enabling Member States to remedy a serious disturbance in the economy in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.