The president of the ECU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, announced this Sunday that AstraZeneca plans to deliver 9 million additional doses of covid-19 vaccines within the half-moon of the year, compared to the offer that the corporate made last week a breakthrough in vaccines. AstraZeneca will deliver a further 9 million doses within the half-moon (40 million in total) compared to last week’s offer and can begin deliveries every week before scheduled,” said the president of the CE during a tweet. Von der Leyen, who today held a virtual meeting with the CEO of AstraZeneca and other pharmaceutical companies that have agreements with the EU on the acquisition of vaccines against coronavirus, added that “the company also will expand its production capacity in Europe. Last week there was a scuffle between Brussels which drug company after the delivery problems of its vaccine, authorized last Friday within the European Union for those over 18 years aged.
Following EU permission, AstraZeneca’s are going to be the third COVID-19 vaccine to be licensed at an equivalent time and under an equivalent conditions for all EU countries since the pandemic began, adding to the antidotes developed by Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna. This vaccine, which showed an efficacy of around 60% within the clinical trials analyzed, will need to be administered in two standard doses, with the second injection given between 4 and 12 weeks after the primary . the ecu Union activated on Saturday a mechanism to regulate exports of covid-19 vaccines from pharmaceutical companies in Europe to extend transparency and make sure the supply of committed doses. The measure are going to be effective until March 31 and can affect only vaccines from those laboratories with which the ecu Commission signed advance purchase agreements.