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

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

 

 

European Medicines Agency
News & Press Releases
News: Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 16-19 May 2022 (new)
CHMP, Last updated: 20/05/2022

 

 

News: International regulators and WHO: support healthcare professionals to enhance public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines (new)
Last updated: 17/05/2022
EMA has endorsed a statement for healthcare professionals jointly developed by the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The statement is aimed to help healthcare professionals answer questions about the role of regulators in the oversight of COVID-19 vaccines and to reassure medical staff about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines that undergo a robust scientific evaluation to determine their quality, safety and efficacy.
ICMRA and WHO also highlight the measures put in place nationally and globally to continuously monitor the safety of COVID-19 vaccines that are used in countries worldwide…
[See COVID Perspectives above for detail]

 

 

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en
Latest Updates [Selected]
News
Epidemiological update: Monkeypox outbreak
Epidemiological update – 20 May 2022
As of 16 May 2022, there is a multi-country outbreak of monkeypox affecting the UK, EU/EEA states, and North America. As of 20 May 2022, there have been a total of 38 confirmed cases reported worldwide, 37 of which have no history of travel to endemic countries.

Accessed 21 May 2022
https://vaccinetracker.ecdc.europa.eu/public/extensions/COVID-19/vaccine-tracker.html#uptake-tab

 

 

::::::

 

European Commission
https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/home/en
Latest [Selected]
Press release 20 May 2022
Humanitarian aid: EU releases additional €22 million in Bangladesh and Myanmar
The Commission is releasing an extra €22 million in humanitarian aid to ensure life-saving support for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh, as well as Rohingya and other conflict-affected people in Myanmar.

Press release 19 May 2022
Member States, workers and employers agree on the need to recognise COVID-19 as an occupational disease
Yesterday, Member States, workers and employers in the EU Advisory Committee on Safety and Health at Work (ACSH) reached an agreement on the need to recognise COVID-19 as an occupational disease.

European Commission
https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/home/en
Latest [Selected]
Press release 20 May 2022
Humanitarian aid: EU releases additional €22 million in Bangladesh and Myanmar
The Commission is releasing an extra €22 million in humanitarian aid to ensure life-saving support for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh, as well as Rohingya and other conflict-affected people in Myanmar.

Press release 19 May 2022
Member States, workers and employers agree on the need to recognise COVID-19 as an occupational disease
Yesterday, Member States, workers and employers in the EU Advisory Committee on Safety and Health at Work (ACSH) reached an agreement on the need to recognise COVID-19 as an occupational disease.