Source Title: German politicians call for approval of Sino Russian new vaccine as soon as possible
Berlin, January 31 (Xinhua) Marcus middot Zeder, one of the ruling parties in Germany and governor of Bavaria, called on European regulators to approve new vaccines from China and Russia as soon as possible to deal with the shortage of vaccines.
Zeder said in an interview with Germany’s Le Monde a few days ago that it is necessary to check whether there are other vaccines that can be approved. European regulatory authorities should review the vaccines from Russia and China as soon as possible. If they can prove to be safe and effective, they should adopt them.
German health minister Jens & middot; span said in an interview with Germany’s Sunday Frankfurter daily on January 31 that he was open to the use of new coronal vaccines from China and Russia. &If a vaccine is safe and effective, no matter which country it is produced in, it will certainly help to overcome the new pandemic. &”The key, he said, is to get formal approval in accordance with European law.
Up to now, the European Union has approved three new crown vaccines to be put into use, namely, the vaccines developed by Pfizer in the United States in cooperation with German biotechnology company, the vaccines developed by Modena in the United States, and the vaccines developed by AstraZeneca in the United Kingdom in cooperation with Oxford University. However, due to the limited supply, Germany is in urgent need of more vaccines in order to “unseal” and recover its economy as soon as possible.
According to the latest data released by Robert & middot; Koch Institute, a German disease control agency, as of 0:00 on January 31, there were 11192 new confirmed cases in a single day in Germany, with a total of 2216363 confirmed cases; 399 new deaths, with a total of 56945 deaths. In addition, Germany has completed more than 2.31 million doses of neocrown vaccine.