European Commission–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine dispute

Over 75% of Adult EU Citizens are Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19

In the EU, more than 75 percent of adult citizens are already fully vaccinated against covid. This was announced by the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.

She added that to date, the EU has exported more than a billion doses of vaccine to more than 150 countries around the world. The EU is the largest exporter of vaccines, the EC president said.

Pandemic of Vaccinated Is Over, We're Seeing Start of Pandemic of Unvaccinated: Ursula von der Leyenn

The pace of vaccination against Covid-19 must be quickened to avert "a pandemic of the unvaccinated", the European Union's chief executive said on Wednesday, also urging countries around the globe to step up the fight against climate change, Reuters reported.

EU backs Pfizer jab for 12 to 15-year- olds

The EU's drug watchdog on May 28 approved the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus jab for 12 to 15-year-olds, the first vaccine to get the green light for children in the bloc.

The vaccine was "well tolerated" in adolescents and there were no "major concerns" in terms of side effects, the Amsterdam-based European Medicines Agency said.

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