A worker at a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study in Florida. Photo: AFP A worker at a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study in Florida. Photo: AFP
A worker at a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study in Florida. Photo: AFP

Chief of Europe’s drug agency warns of coronavirus vaccine safety challenges

  • Positive results will not remove the need for close monitoring of new Covid-19 vaccines, says Emer Cooke, the head of the European Medicines Agency
  • Unlike the US FDA, the EMA has declined to put a target on how effective a vaccine must be to gain approval, opting to wait until more data is available

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
A worker at a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study in Florida. Photo: AFP A worker at a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study in Florida. Photo: AFP
A worker at a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study in Florida. Photo: AFP
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