The European Commission said, today, Thursday, that it is working to secure sufficient quantities of doses for citizens of member states to provide them with sufficient immunity against the Corona epidemic, as the decision to provide a third dose of the vaccine to the most vulnerable groups who previously received the vaccine remains controversial, especially in light of the difference It is evident in the rates of immunization among different countries of the world, including European countries.
A spokeswoman for the European Executive, Ariana Podesta, explained – according to the Italian news agency – that the dose should be provided on the basis of clear scientific opinions, and the European Medicines Agency had previously talked about the importance of giving a third dose of the anti-Corona vaccine to people who are older or who do not have immunity. enough.
She indicated that the European Union is fully fulfilling its duty within the “Cofax” mechanism to secure doses to the countries that need them, stressing that Brussels has contributed to financing the mechanism with a value of 3 billion euros, and has also given 153 million doses to 137 countries through Kovacs itself.
Podesta considered that member states have the choice whether to provide the third dose after obtaining scientific opinions, stressing that Brussels is doing what it must to secure sufficient doses to immunize citizens and to uphold the values of global solidarity.