Use of vaccine may be allowed by end of 2020


December 16, Fineko/ The European Union intends to make a decision on coronavirus vaccines by the end of 2020.

ABC.AZ. reports that experts of the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) committee will hold a meeting on the BioNTech and Pfizer vaccine, where the issue of issuing a permit for its use will be raised.

"An extraordinary meeting of the committee is scheduled for 21 December," the EMA said in a statement.

Besides, another additional meeting is scheduled for 29 December, if necessary. The document says that experts from the European Medicines Agency have been working intensively in recent weeks to assess the data provided by BioNTech and Pfizer in the context of the application for a use permit.