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COVID-19: MEPs to quiz CEOs of vaccine companies

MEPs will debate how to increase capacity and improve delivery of COVID-19 vaccines with pharmaceutical companies and Commissioners Breton and Kyriakides.

On Thursday, Members of the Public Health (ENVI) and Industry (ITRE) committees will hear from representatives of the pharmaceutical industry involved in developing, manufacturing and deploying the EU’s portfolio of vaccines against COVID-19.

When: Thursday 25 February 2021, 16.00 – 19.00

Where: European Parliament in Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak (3C050) and videoconference

The full agenda of the hearing is available here.

You can watch the hearing live here.

Media briefing

On Wednesday 24 February, at 11.30, the Parliament’s press service will organise a technical briefing for journalists ahead of the hearing, with ENVI Chair, Pascal Canfin (Renew, FR) and ITRE Chair, Cristian Bușoi (EPP, RO).

To register for the briefing, please send your name and media affiliation to envi-press@europarl.europa.eu.

Click here for the full press release

 

Original article link: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20210219IPR98208/covid-19-meps-to-quiz-ceos-of-vaccine-companies

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