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COVID-19 vaccines: Public hearing in European Parliament

Addressing the challenges linked to securing access to safe COVID-19 vaccines will be the main topic of an online hearing on 22 September from 09.00-12.00 in the European Parliament.

MEPs from the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety as well as the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy will jointly host the public online hearing.

They will hear key players including researchers and representatives from pharmaceutical companies and civil society organisations and the European Medicines Agency addressing the multiple challenges the EU faces regarding the deployment of a future vaccine.

The debate will focus on the questions of adequate clinical trials, speedy manufacturing and commercialisation as well as equitable distribution of a safe COVID-19 vaccine across the EU.

When: Tuesday 22 September, 09:00 to 12:00

Where: Building József Antall room 4Q2, Brussels

The programme is accessible here.

Follow live from 09:00 on EP live or watch the replay on Video on demand (VOD) here.

Click here for the full press release

 

Original article link: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20200918IPR87414/covid-19-vaccines-public-hearing-in-european-parliament

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