Delegation of the European Union to Japan

European Commission authorises third safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19

Brussels, 29/01/2021 - 12:00, UNIQUE ID: 210201_1
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EU News 26/2021

Today, the European Commission has granted a conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) for the COVID‑19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca, the third COVID-19 vaccine authorised in the EU.

This authorisation follows a positive scientific recommendation based on a thorough assessment of the safety, effectiveness and quality of the vaccine by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and is endorsed by the Member States.

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