Remedies agency EMA: Corona vaccine not necessarily delayed by cyber attack

The boss of the European Remedies Agency EMA says that the internet attack on the agency has no effects for the course of the approval of a aureola vaccine. The attack lasted fourteen days, Emer Cooke told a European Legislative house committee.

“We have been the sufferer of a cyber attack in recent days. That is under investigation,” claimed Cooke. “I can assure an individual that this will not affect the timeline to get vaccine delivery and that we are completely functional.”

The cyber attack was through the EMA on Wednesday mid-day. Because the EMA did not provide information regarding the attack, it was not clear if data was stolen. Pfizer, one of several makers of a corona vaccine in addition to BioNTech, did say that documents have already been viewed. The High Tech Crime Staff of the National Police Unit is usually involved in the investigation into the cyber harm.

The EU agency in Amsterdam is assessing whether the vaccine through Pfizer and BioNTech is safe to the European market. It expects for you to issue a final judgment no afterwards than December 29. If the limiter gives a positive advice, it is finally up to the European Commission to allow a drug.

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