EU could approve two Covid-19 vaccines in December, says von der Leyen - (This is Money via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, stated that two COVID-19 vaccines could receive conditional market authorisation as early as the second half of December, as reported in This is Money.

  • She indicated that vaccines developed by Moderna and Pfizer, the latter of which created its vaccine with BioNTech, could be approved by the end of the year "if all proceeds now without any problem."

  • According to von der Leyen, the European medicines Agency is in constant contact with its US counterparts at the FDA to synchronise the assessment of the vaccines.

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