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Regulators agree on Covid-19 vaccination adaptation plan

On June 30, representatives of regulatory authorities from around the world met to discuss the adaptation of the existing Covid-19 vaccines in response to new Omicron variants of concern.

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Despite the fact that evidence examined by regulatory authorities around the world and the World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that the first generation of Covid-19 vaccines still protects against serious illness, hospitalization and death, the organizations are keeping a close eye on new variants.

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human use (CHMP) is therefore studying data from the new bivalent boosters, including those designed by Pfizer and Moderna, the EMA reveals on its website.

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