European Commission unveils EU vaccines strategy

On June 17, the European Commission presented a strategy to accelerate development, manufacturing and deployment of vaccines against COVID-19.

In a statement, the European Commission emphasized the need for an effective and safe vaccine against the virus. The European Commission explained that such a vaccine will be Europe’s best way of effectively dealing with the pandemic.

The strategy has the following objectives:

  • Ensuring the quality, safety and efficacy of vaccines;
  • Securing swift access to vaccines for Member States and their populations while leading the global solidarity effort;
  • Ensuring equitable access to an affordable vaccine as early as possible.

Click here for the Strategy.

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