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New Clinical Trial for a COVID-19 Vaccine Authorised in Germany

The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Federal Institute for Vaccines and Biomedicines has authorised another Phase-1 clinical trial of a vaccine against COVID-19 in Germany. The new vaccine candidate is a so-called vector vaccine. Trials on vaccine candidates in humans are a significant step in the direction of authorising safe and efficacious vaccines against COVID-19. This new vaccine is […]

Paul-Ehrlich-Institut – Another Clinical Trial of a COVID-19 Vaccine authorised in Germany

Spike-Protein on SARS-CoV-2 (Source: S.Myshkovsky/photodisc/Gettyimages)

The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Federal Institute for Vaccines and Biomedicines, has authorised another clinical trial of a vaccine against COVID-19 in Germany. The intensive preliminary scientific advice of the medicines developer CureVac, and the prioritisation of the regulatory activities at the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut for vaccines and biomedicines against COVID-19 have made it possible to complete the authorisation procedure […]

Germany Food hygiene COVID-19 and food safety usefull links – States recommendations

STATES RECOMMENDATIONS https://urldefense.com/v3/https://www.bfr.bund.de/en/can_the_new_type_of_coronavirus_be_transmitted_via_food_and_objects_-244090.html;!!DOxrgLBm!T1tzpFXL4D6DtXOLBLiGgTNWW9CMqZAjiP1SRFgquiLELax7JqQPt4-rxHgr4oO06gbv9iU$ https://www.bmel.de/DE/Ministerium/_Texte/corona-virus-faq-fragen-antworten.html ECDC https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/novel-coronavirus-china/questions-answers EFSA https://www.efsa.europa.eu/fr/news/coronavirus-no-evidence-food-source-or-transmission-route EUROPEAN COMMISSIONDIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETYCrisis management in food, animals and plants Food hygiene COVID-19 and food safety

State aid:EU Commission approves €550 million German State-guaranteed loan to compensate airline Condor for damage caused by coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has found a State-guaranteed €550 million public loan in favour of German charter airline Condor to be in line with EU State aid rules. The measure aims at partly compensating the airline for the damage suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: ”This […]

Pneumococcal Vaccine Prevenar 13 from Pfizer Labelled in English Available in Germany

On 12 March 2020, the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut informed the public on supply problems with pneumococcal vaccines on its website. English labelled Prevenar 13 will be commercially available, as from 28 April 2020. These doses will supplement the regular deliveries. The importation of the product was supported by a permission pursuant to Section 79 (5) German Drug […]

Paul-Ehrlich Institut : First Clinical Trial of a COVID-19 Vaccine Authorised in Germany

The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Federal Institute for Vaccines and Biomedicines, has authorised the first clinical trial of a vaccine against COVID-19 in Germany. Spike-Protein SARS-CoV-2 (Source: Viaframe/Corbis/GettyImages) The authorisation of this trial is the result of a careful assessment of the potential risk/benefit profile of the vaccine candidate. Based on extensive scientific advice to the medicine developer, […]

State aid: EU Commission approves amendments to previously approved German schemes to further support economy in coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has found the amendments to two German schemes to support companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak (“Bundesregelung Kleinbeihilfen 2020” and “Bundesregelung Darlehen 2020”) to be in line with EU State aid rules. The amendment schemes were approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as […]

Opel Donates around 50,000 Protective Masks to hospitals

…and welfare institutions across Germany Opel is contributing to the fight against the spread of the coronavirus by donating around 50,000 protective masks to hospitals and welfare institutions across Germany. The carmaker will give 12,000 protective masks alone to the GPR Klinikum in Rüsselsheim today. “The doctors and nurses of the GPR Klinikum are looking […]