If approved, it would be the first vaccine serum from EMA to provide green light to young people in 27 countries in the European Union. At present, its authority is limited to those over 16 years of age.
EMA will hold a press conference on Friday, May 28th “Extraordinary meeting results of the Committee on Products for Human Use […] “Children’s References to the Cominer Vaccine”, The agency said in a statement on Wednesday (May 28).
Komirnati is the trade name for the anti-Covid 19 vaccine developed by the American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and the German laboratory Bioemtech.
The American agency already has the authority
The American Medicines Agency (FDA) has already cleared the Pfizer vaccine for 12-15 year olds.
EMA Executive Director Emer Cook announced in early May that the Amsterdam-based regulator would quickly assess data submitted by vaccine developers for authorization for children 12-15 years of age. The results were initially reversed in June.
Ms Cook told European newspapers on May 11 that EMA had received data from Pfizer / BioMtech and the agency – which was also waiting “Data from Clinical Trials and Study Conducted in Canada” – Force “To speed up” Its assessment.