For a drug to be prescribed to a patient, it must first be rigorously tested for efficacy and safety and subsequently be approved by relevant authoritative bodies, such as the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
Discussion on high-priced drugs and whether the prices are sustainable in the long run.
Vaccine fury has erupted in Melbourne as hundreds of protesters faced off with police in ugly clashes. Two days out from the first Covid vaccinations, there have been flashpoint rallies across the country.
French President Emmanuel Macron called on Thursday for the US and European nations to allocate up to 5% of current vaccine supplies to developing countries.
The European Union on Tuesday warned pharmaceutical giants that develop coronavirus vaccines to honor their contractual obligations after slow deliveries of shots from two companies hampered the bloc’s vaunted vaccine rollout in several nations.