August 21, 2023
COVID-19 and mRNA: A Vaccine Breakthrough
COVID-19 has presented humankind with the challenges expected from a pandemic with over 700 million cases and almost 7 million deaths1. While the mRNA technology was not widely known in the news, it...
August 10, 2022
EMA COVID-19 guidance: research and development
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) provides support to medicine developers researching and developing potential COVID-19 medicines. Dedicated guidance, rapid procedures and contact points are...
June 24, 2022
EMA Procedural guidance for variant strain(s) update to vaccines intended for protection against Human coronavirus
8 June 2022 EMA/175959/2021 Rev.2 Human Medicines Division Regulatory and procedural requirements Introduction In order to ensure the continued effectiveness of authorised COVID-19 vaccines, it may...
June 15, 2022
EMA adopts first list of critical medicines for COVID-19
News On 7 June 2022, EMA's Medicines Shortages Steering Group (MSSG) adopted the list of critical medicines for the COVID-19 public health emergency. The medicines included in the list are authorised...
April 26, 2022
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Approves First COVID-19 Treatment for Young Children
April 25, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approval of the COVID-19 treatment Veklury (remdesivir) to include pediatric patients 28 days of age and older weighing at...
March 30, 2022
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Second Booster Dose of Two COVID-19 Vaccines for Older and Immunocompromised Individuals
March 29, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a second booster dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for older people and certain...