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The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed the Comirnaty COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency use

WHO issues its first emergency use validation for a COVID-19 vaccine and emphasizes need for equitable global access

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The FINANCIAL -- The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed the Comirnaty COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency use, making the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine the first to receive emergency validation from WHO since the outbreak began a year ago.The WHO’s Emergency Use Listing (EUL) opens the door for countries to expedite their own regulatory approval processes to import and administer the vaccine. It also enables UNICEF and the Pan-American Health Organization to procure the vaccine for distribution to countries in need.…

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WHO issues its first emergency use validation for a COVID-19 vaccine and emphasizes need for equitable global access

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed the Comirnaty COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency use, making the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine the first to receive emergency validation from WHO since the outbreak began a year ago.The WHO’s Emergency Use Listing (EUL) opens the door for countries to expedite their own regulatory approval processes to import…