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by 94717
Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 222728

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

In EU and Sweden shown below the number of vaccine deliverance increases fast. Its mainly Pfizer and Moderna. At least in Sweden we will not get big batches of AZ the next 10 days anyway, and there is health care professionals to give it to. The other vaccines on the other hands comes now in big qua...

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by 94717
Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 222728

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Most part of Scandinavia and I suppose EU over 18 will be vaccinated to midsommar or mid June.

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by 94717
Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Thank you, Tugger. The end conclusion still is that none of the evidence presented by A-Z so far is meeting the highest possible standards on certainty generally expected by national health authorities before they start using the vaccine. As I've explained before, the EMA hesitated very long to app...

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by 94717
Fri Feb 05, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

At least in Sweden we will not get big batches of AZ the next 10 days anyway, and there is health care professionals to give it to. The other vaccines on the other hands comes now in big quantities so they will anyway handle 65+ anyway. AZ will after Health care personal go to 60-65 years old, proba...

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by 94717
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

The problem is that there still no evidence that it will. EU is in a different situation then UK and have more then one approved vaccine that the next few weeks will have big deliverance to EU. So I see that EU let the other candidates go to older people and the AZ go to health care personal and ot...

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by 94717
Fri Feb 05, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

The Dutch healthcare authorities have advised against using the AZ vaccine on people older than 65 years. If the Dutch government follows this advice for their vaccination strategy, it adds another country to the growing list of nations which take this precautionary measure in the absence of scient...

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by 94717
Fri Feb 05, 2021 6:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

An interesting link to follow the daily progress of the different national vaccination campaigns within the boundries of the EU and EEA is this: https://qap.ecdc.europa.eu/public/extensions/COVID-19/COVID-19.html#vaccine-tracker-tab (currently just 3 EU coutries are still missing from the overview:...

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by 94717
Fri Feb 05, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Threatens Arrests, Prosecutions for Promoting Navalny Protests
Replies: 58
Views: 5077

Re: Russia Threatens Arrests, Prosecutions for Promoting Navalny Protests

Except they don't have the death penalty in Russia,the last execution was in 1996, Russia's not America you know. Boris Nemtsov - among others - would probably disagree with that claim... :roll: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/03/23/here-are-ten-critics-of-vladimir-putin-who-...

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by 94717
Thu Feb 04, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

An interesting link to follow the daily progress of the different national vaccination campaigns within the boundries of the EU and EEA is this: https://qap.ecdc.europa.eu/public/extensions/COVID-19/COVID-19.html#vaccine-tracker-tab (currently just 3 EU coutries are still missing from the overview:...

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by 94717
Thu Feb 04, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I think we need to remember that EU is still very much 27 states. Until very recent EU has got nothing to do with saving nations having economically problems nor until a few month ago anything to do with health care or even crisis management in general. Greece showed that EU must handle economical e...

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by 94717
Thu Feb 04, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

My parents who are in their early 70's received there vaccination papers today, two minutes on the Govt website and they are booked in for there jabs tomorrow morning 2 miles from there house. The Conservative Govt may have got a lot wrong during this pandemic which hopefully will be investigated b...

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by 94717
Thu Feb 04, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

When Britain was in the EU the North as well as the South had a blocking minority. As a British I would have voted for Brexit to get rid of bankers. As a German I consider Brexit a medium catastrophe. I'm not keen to get policy dictated from the South and want the British back. I'm quite frustrated...

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by 94717
Thu Feb 04, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

My parents who are in their early 70's received there vaccination papers today, two minutes on the Govt website and they are booked in for there jabs tomorrow morning 2 miles from there house. The Conservative Govt may have got a lot wrong during this pandemic which hopefully will be investigated b...

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by 94717
Thu Feb 04, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Apparently that is a move backed by good data, and the short interval was chosen to get certification data faster, not because anyone figured that is the most effective interval. Especially considering that the first shot seems to do most of the work, waiting allows to vaccinate a lot more people w...

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by 94717
Thu Feb 04, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Threatens Arrests, Prosecutions for Promoting Navalny Protests
Replies: 58
Views: 5077

Re: Russia Threatens Arrests, Prosecutions for Promoting Navalny Protests

Should the header of this thread change?

The word "Threatens" looks at least partly out of context after thousands of protesters right now lost their freedom.

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by 94717
Thu Feb 04, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The stolen adopted children from Chile
Replies: 24
Views: 50737

Re: The stolen adopted children from Chile

How is the society of Chile today? I assumed Pinochet was a necessary evil and that thanks to economic development people moved on. At least I claim that for us Germans. But seeing the helmets at the parade I wonder if I'm wrong. It is still a very divided country between classes and left right. A ...

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by 94717
Thu Feb 04, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I suspect it is "political" because it is political will that would allow the shots to be given to a wider group without direct tests of a group while also considering the global real world results being experienced. Pure science "rules" cannot be an absolute. Politics (i.e. rea...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I suspect it is "political" because it is political will that would allow the shots to be given to a wider group without direct tests of a group while also considering the global real world results being experienced. Pure science "rules" cannot be an absolute. Politics (i.e. rea...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I suspect it is "political" because it is political will that would allow the shots to be given to a wider group without direct tests of a group while also considering the global real world results being experienced. Pure science "rules" cannot be an absolute. Politics (i.e. rea...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Sweden joins germany to only give AZ vaccine to younger then 65 years old; ---------------------- Astra Zeneca becomes a youth vaccine The Swedish Public Health Agency does not recommend that Astra Zeneca's vaccine be given to people aged 65 and over. - There is not enough data documenting protecti...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Swiss bans AZ for all citizen; ‐------ Switzerland bans AstraZeneca vaccine for ALL citizens as Europe declares war on UK jab SWITZERLAND has made a shock move not to approve the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for use in its roll out of Covid jabs. https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1392962/eu-vacc...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Sweden joins germany to only give AZ vaccine to younger then 65 years old; ---------------------- Astra Zeneca becomes a youth vaccine The Swedish Public Health Agency does not recommend that Astra Zeneca's vaccine be given to people aged 65 and over. - There is not enough data documenting protecti...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

It seems that Russia will push sputnik to get accepted in EU and it also seems that until better numbers are shown AZ will in most countries be used for population below 65. The Sputnik finally seems to be one of the best results of all vaccines. AZ seems to be one of the best vaccines for stopping...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Good luck also for any side that wants to try to attempt a hard border between ROI-NI because then that brings the IRA into the picture. OMG. If that is really true, then why are we involved with these people? ROI has the right to be an EU member, but if..... The EU managed to make peace and the GF...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

That is indeed very true. Can you imagine if they had not rowed back from triggering article 16. It was just a few hours and look where we are and the trouble its caused. I think we are a long way from dead EU customs officers but its a warning of where it can end up if this issue is not resolved. ...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

It seems that Russia will push sputnik to get accepted in EU and it also seems that until better numbers are shown AZ will in most countries be used for population below 65.

The Sputnik finally seems to be one of the best results of all vaccines.

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

It is a sad consequence of Brexit. I would say it is a sad consequence of a dishonest UK and an incompetent EU. The UK is jumping at the first opportunity to dismantle the NIP and the EU gave them a convenient excuse to do it. I hope for Ireland that the storm settles soon. The UK seems to be headi...

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by 94717
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

A major escalation this evening : DUP aims to undermine Northern Ireland Protocol The DUP has announced this evening it will attempt to unite unionism to campaign against the Northern Ireland Protocol. In its statement, the DUP warned that north-south relationships will not continue as normal. http...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

I guess the EU may keep that in mind while the UK hope to get a deal in financial services The UK knows it lost the financial services the moment it started the negotiations. The EU cannot use this as a bargaining chip anymore. What the EU can do is postponing going to full border control on the ma...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

2016 many people that EU memership for ROI and UK was the enabler of the GFA.

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The stolen adopted children from Chile
Replies: 24
Views: 50737

Re: The stolen adopted children from Chile

How is the society of Chile today? I assumed Pinochet was a necessary evil and that thanks to economic development people moved on. At least I claim that for us Germans. But seeing the helmets at the parade I wonder if I'm wrong. It is still a very divided country between classes and left right. A ...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 222728

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

https://www.politico.eu/article/russia- ... t-covid19/
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It seems like sputnik finally getting proper testing results and it looks good!

https://www.politico.eu/article/russia- ... t-covid19/

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

But that’s by the by - now that we’ve established that the NIP is the problem, what do you think should happen? Only have three other options: - Physical border (aka the Rees Mogg plan) - Irexit - United Ireland Irexit and United Ireland are not mutually exclusive and may be the best solution for a...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

February is here. If it has been bad to export EU -> UK and UK -> EU has been bad; Now the "grace period finnished yesterday and, it seems first (crisis)meeting booked for tomorrow. ------------------------ The Northern Ireland border is not facing “teething problems” but “significant issues,&q...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Sweden joins germany to only give AZ vaccine to younger then 65 years old; ---------------------- Astra Zeneca becomes a youth vaccine The Swedish Public Health Agency does not recommend that Astra Zeneca's vaccine be given to people aged 65 and over. - There is not enough data documenting protectio...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

VDL talks about the vaccination program; ---------------------------------------- In the face of heavy criticism, including from her predecessor, Jean-Claude Juncker, Von der Leyen said she was committed to her role and should be judged at the end of her term in 2024. “Some countries started to vacc...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Peter Liese lying? He is an heavy MEP. If he was lying would that not become known. I'm not saying Peter Liese is lying, but you would have to be naive to think that all politicians only tell the truth all the time. Some politicians have a canny ability to mislead, twist the truth or outright lie, ...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

The decision came after Mid and East Antrim borough council agreed on Monday night to remove 12 of its staff at Larne port with immediate effect, following an “upsurge in sinister and menacing behaviour in recent weeks”. A spokesman for Stormont’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Af...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Peter Liese lying? He is an heavy MEP. If he was lying would that not become known. FFS Olle. The contract has been published. You can fact check him. Section 5 is about manufacturing. Not there. No space in the redacted text. And on the contrary 5.1 says initial doses in the EU, sites to be notifi...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel and UAE to establish diplomatic relations
Replies: 54
Views: 3592

Re: Israel and UAE to establish diplomatic relations

if Jpost sources is correct it seems that Palestinians actually has been part of creating the agreement; https://www.jpost.com/arab-israeli-conflict/after-uae-deal-palestinian-authority-prepares-for-battle-within-without-639405 ... That’s not what the article says. The UAE supports Dahlan, who is a...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

I think UK post Brexit will need to get used to be a third country in EU view. I think the news about Germany sending Nurses to Portugal, EU fighting for our older generation life etc will change the way that most people look at EU. Each crisis shows for EU citizen that their own country getting too...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 39023

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

The decision came after Mid and East Antrim borough council agreed on Monday night to remove 12 of its staff at Larne port with immediate effect, following an “upsurge in sinister and menacing behaviour in recent weeks”. A spokesman for Stormont’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Aff...

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by 94717
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Peter Liese lying? He is an heavy MEP. If he was lying would that not become known. I suppose that he should be better informed then any of us here. The quotes is from DW and do you think DW would not make one correction, special considering their weight in Europe news if a fact checking article was...

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by 94717
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

[ They did best reasonable effort, AZ committed fraud by lying about other obligations in the contract. If other companies also did funny business it will come out in time, the only company we know to have committed fraud is AZ. Best regards Thomas There's only so many ways to explain this. Section...

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by 94717
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Only the first batch is produce at cost as repayment for EU investment in the vaccine development. It's a pretty standard clause for cost-sharing development agreements. All 400m at cost. Section 7.4 of the contract. Please supply a source for the EU funding development of the Oxford Vaccine? An up...

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by 94717
Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Pfizer failed to supply the 12.5 million doses they had promised the EU in 2020 Moderna are reducing supplies in February by 20% Sanofi aren't even in a position to come one line with production until the summer Curevac - who knows - you tell me. They did best reasonable effort, AZ committed fraud ...

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by 94717
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

AstraZeneca (400 million doses) - 200 million people Sanofi-GSK (300 million doses) - 0 people Johnson and Johnson (400 million doses ) - 200 million people BioNTech-Pfizer (600 million doses) - 300 million people CureVac (405 million doses) - 0 people Moderna (160 million doses) - 80 million people...

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by 94717
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

It seems that Johnsson and Johnsson is about to get approvals. In USA it will probably be used from next week; Considering that EU approval has been around 4-6 weeks after USA and UK emergency approvals I supposed we can expect usage of J&J in EU from mid march when it is time for the broader po...

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by 94717
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I hope AZ can supply the EU properly as fast as possible and get this all sorted. More importantly, we need to get it out to the developing countries. It should still be Britain first. No UK made vaccine must be delivered to the EU as long as one British citizen still needs a vaccine. Without EU su...

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by 94717
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111074

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I'm going to have my say on this... This all stems back to last year when the UK opted out of the EU vaccine procurement programme, deciding to go it alone and finance various vaccine options. The UK was quick off the mark in securing over 360million doses of then potential vaccines from various ph...

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