No evidence Pfizer vaccine won't work against new strain: EMA chief

No evidence Pfizer vaccine won't work against new strain: EMA chief
Police escort a group of passengers from the airport's COVID-19 testing center to their gate at Frankfurt International Airport. (AFP)
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Updated 21 December 2020

No evidence Pfizer vaccine won't work against new strain: EMA chief

No evidence Pfizer vaccine won't work against new strain: EMA chief

THE HAGUE: The head of the EU's medicines regulator said Monday it appeared the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine would protect against a new strain of the coronavirus found mainly in Britain.
"At this moment there is no evidence to suggest this vaccine will not work against the new variant," European Medicines Agency chief Emer Cooke told a press conference as she announced approval of the jab.