The BioNTech / Pfizer Vaccine may obtain the go-ahead from the European Medicines Company (EMA) forward of schedule, on December 23, as revealed this Tuesday by the newspapers picture and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
The German Minister of Well being, Jens Spahn, assured that it will be a “excellent news” and that he had that date as a result of he had learn it within the press, it appeared “believable” and since it was simply earlier than christmas.
The EMA has superior the authorization of the vaccines six days, initially scheduled for December 29, within the face of criticism for the delay within the immunization marketing campaign with respect to the UK and america, in addition to Russia.
This Monday the Spanish Minister of Well being, Salvador Illa, had set a date for the arrival of the primary vaccines on January 4 or 5, with the anticipation of approval by the European drugs company on December 29. With the advance of six days, maybe the vaccination marketing campaign might be began earlier than the top of 2020.
The Autonomous Communities, in addition to the Spanish Vaccination Affiliation, have requested the Ministry to ensure that all territories start vaccination in opposition to covid as quickly as potential and, above all, on the identical time.
As established within the Vaccination Technique, the primary doses will probably be inoculated within the 4 precedence teams recognized among the many inhabitants: the aged resident in residence, the social well being personnel who deal with them, the “first line” well being personnel within the battle in opposition to the pandemic and other people with giant dependencies.