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European Medicines Agency approves Omicron booster vaccines

The European Medicines Agency has approved two booster vaccines against the Omicron variant of COVID-19 manufactured by drugmakers Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna. Following an extraordinary meeting at its headquarters in Amsterdam, the EMA explained that the adapted vaccines “can extend protection against different variants and are therefore expected to help maintain …

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ECDC and EMA recommend 2nd booster shot in summer 2022

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have updated public health recommendations on the use of additional booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines this summer and in the upcoming autumn and winter seasons. The updated recommendations come amid increasing rates of COVID-19 reporting …

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European Medicines Agency (EMA) approves Covid-19 booster shot for all over 18

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has given its approval for a third Pfizer Covid-19 booster shot for all adults in order to increase immunity levels, paving the way for booster shots to be rolled out across the EU. The EMA announced on Monday that its human medicines committee (CHMP) has …

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Greece “freezes” Johnson & Johnson administration until EMA decision

Greece freezes the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines until the decision of the European Medicines  EMA. “The specific vaccine will not administrated  until we have an update from the EMA,” general secretary for Primary Health Care Marios Themistokleous announced on Friday evening. Administration of J&J was scheduled to start …

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AstraZeneca vaccine is “safe and effective,” says European regulator EMA

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced on Thursday evening that benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19  outweigh risks but also that it is continuing to study possible link with very rare blood clotting disorder. The AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine is “safe and effective” and its benefits outweigh the risks, Europe’s medicines …

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