Coronavirus

Covid-19 vaccine approval decision expected by end of December

2:20 min
  • Swedish authorities are expecting a decision by the European Medicines Agency on whether or not to approve the Pfizer Biontech vaccine by the 29th of December.
  • The final decision of approving the vaccine lies with the European Commission.
  • Prime Minister Stefan Löfven said today Covid-19 vaccines would be free-of-charge in Sweden, and those living or working in care homes for the elderly would be offered the vaccine first.