Increase in manufacturing capacity for Vaxzevria (previously COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca)

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has approved a scale up of manufacturing of Vaxzevria (previously COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca). An existing manufacturing site operated by Universal Farma in Guadalajara, Spain, will add a second filling line for the finished product.

International regulators’ recommendations on COVID-19 vaccines and the Omicron variant

International regulators have published a report today highlighting their discussions on the effectiveness of current vaccines against the COVID-19 Omicron variant, regulatory requirements for a variant vaccine and considerations on clinical study design. The workshop on the global response to the COVID-19 Omicron variant was organised under the umbrella of the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities […]