Will a third dose of coronavirus vaccine be necessary? “It is too early to confirm if and when a ‘booster’ dose of the anti covid vaccine will be needed, because there is still not enough data from vaccination campaigns and ongoing studies to understand how long the protection will last” vaccines, “also considering the impact of the spread of Sars-CoV-2 variants”. He said it Marco Cavaleri, Head of Vaccines and Therapeutic Products for Covid-19 of the European Medicines Agency EMA, during the periodic press briefing, talking about the prospect that a third dose of Covid-19 vaccine will be needed. “The EMA will review all data as quickly as possible when they become available,” assured the expert.
“The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency EMA is currently considering an application to extend the use of Spikevax *,” Moderna’s Covid vaccine, “to young people aged 12 and 17. We expect to reach a decision at the end of next week, “he added during the meeting.