Germany: EU could OK combined COVID vaccines next month

Automatic TRANSCRIPT

Germany's health minister Karl loiter back says E regulators may authorize the use of vaccines that are each effective against two variants of the coronavirus low to back expects the European medicines agency to meet on September 1 to consider a vaccine that would provide protection against both the original virus and the so called omicron variant also known as BA one the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has said the combination vaccines known as bivalent or multivalent shots will allow boosters to retain the proven benefits of original coronavirus vaccines while providing additional protection such an approach is used with flu shots which are adjusted each year depending on the variants that are circulating I'm Charles De Ledesma

Coming up next