French medical regulator HAS said on Thursday it had approved the vaccine developed by Pfizerand BioNTech for France’s vaccinationrollout, after the European Medicines Agency gave its go-aheadon Monday.
“The vaccine can be used for people aged 16 and over,including elderly”, the regulator says.
The European Union is gearing up for a vaccination campaignof unprecedented scale following regulatory approval for theshot. France plans to start its vaccination programme on Dec.27.
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