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EU Launches New Response Body To Tackle Future Health Emergencies

HERA To Boost New Vaccines & Therapeutic Development, Clinical Trials & Manufacturing

Executive Summary

The European Commission has dismissed concerns about the operation of its new emergency response body, saying it will ensure the EU is well prepared for tackling future pandemics and other threats. HERA will complement, not duplicate, work conducted by existing agencies such as the European Medicines Agency, delegates heard at this week’s European Health Forum Gastein virtual conference.

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