First monthly summary safety report for COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty.
In Belgium, the population will be vaccinated with the Coronavirus vaccine from Moderna on Monday, after 35,000 people have received the first dose of the vaccine, developed by Pfizer and BioNTech since December 28, local press said on Thursday.
Across France, a night curfew will begin at 6 a.m. Saturday “minimum for two weeks” and border controls will be strengthened by the government with extensive consideration of a larger, more contagious version of the coronavirus than before, Prime Minister Jean Castex announced.
A national rule permitting the confiscation of an instrumentality that was used to commit an aggravated smuggling offence but belongs to a third party acting in good faith is contrary to EU law. Furthermore, the owner of the confiscated property must have an effective remedy against that measure.
The reduction on the price of fuel for residents of the Regione autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia does not, in itself, constitute an infringement of the Energy Taxation Directive. The Commission has not established that Italy has introduced a reduction in excise duty in the form of a refund of the amount of the tax.
Today’s batch of EFSA scientific opinions on novel food applications includes the first completed assessment of a proposed insect-derived food product. Our safety evaluations are a necessary step in the regulation of novel food, as our scientific advice supports EU and national decision-makers who authorise these products for the European market.
Police have found a new tunnel running beneath the Serbia-Hungary border in the area of Ásotthalom, in southern Hungary, a local police spokesperson said.
Hungary will aid the reconstruction of a school and a Catholic church in earthquake-hit towns in Croatia, a government official said.
Over 8,000 responses received in online survey Privacy, security and pan-European reach ranked highest in European citizens’ preferences Detailed analysis to be published in spring, ahead of decision on project launch
The revised Drinking Water Directive comes into effect today. It aims to protect people, improve access to water and ensure uniform safety standards for industry. ECHA’s task is to set up lists of chemicals that can be safely used in materials that come into contact with drinking water.