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Covid-19 roundup: Pfiz­er sub­mits vac­cine for full ap­proval; Merkel op­pos­es Biden pro­pos­al to sus­pend IP for vac­cines

Pfiz­er and BioN­Tech said Fri­day that they’ve sub­mit­ted a bi­o­log­ics li­cense ap­pli­ca­tion to the FDA for full ap­proval of their mR­NA vac­cine for those over the age of 16.

How long it will take the FDA to de­cide on the BLA will be set once it’s been for­mal­ly ac­cept­ed by the agency.

Pe­ter Marks, di­rec­tor of the FDA’s Cen­ter for Bi­o­log­ics Eval­u­a­tion and Re­search, pre­vi­ous­ly told End­points News that the re­view of the BLA should take be­tween three and four months, but it may be even faster than that.

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