The big question right now, however, is when will the vaccine be delivered? The EU Commission is involved in an open dispute with the manufacturer. Because of alleged production problems, large quantities of the vaccine for Germany and other EU countries will not be delivered until weeks or months later. The EU had ordered a total of 400 million vaccine doses.
The data on this active ingredient have been thoroughly checked, said EMA boss Emer Cooke, “the scientific basis of our work underlines our firm commitment to ensure the health of EU citizens”. Even after the recommendation and a conditional marketing authorization, the experts would continue to monitor data on safety and effectiveness.