Third Covid-19 vaccine up for approval this month

Irish EMA boss Emer Cooke says AstraZeneca offering now ‘under active review’, along with fourth vaccine from Janssen

17th January, 2021
Third Covid-19 vaccine up for approval this month
Emer Cooke: We have just received a conditional marketing application for the AstraZeneca vaccine this week.

A third Covid-19 vaccine could be approved by the end of this month, while a fourth is expected to be submitted for approval in February, according to the Irish head of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Speaking at a virtual conference hosted by the Institute of International and European Affairs, Emer Cooke, executive director of the EMA, said a decision would be made on the AstraZeneca vaccine by the end of January, while she “hoped”...

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