In December, hackers attacked the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and gained access to confidential documents related to the coronavirus, created by the American company Pfizer in partnership with Germany’s BioNTech.
According to Bloomberg, the hackers obtained documents that Pfizer and BioNTech sent to the agency when it analyzed the vaccine. The vaccine received EMA approval at the end of December.
One hacker posted a blog post containing EMA documents, including secret emails, that dealt with vaccine production and distribution.
The EMA said in a press release that the agency is cooperating with law enforcement agencies on the case. However, the agency did not publish more detailed information about the documents obtained by the hackers.
In Izhevsk, a scandal flares up over a circus performance in which animals performed in blankets with Nazi symbols. The case was taken up by the Udmurt Prosecutor’s Office. « Nezavisimaya Gazeta » writes about this.
The Supreme Court of South Korea in Seoul has upheld the verdict of the country’s former president, 68-year-old Park Geun-hye, who is to spend 22 years in prison for abuse of power, bribery and extortion. It is reported by DW.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is ready to partially consider the merits of Ukraine’s interstate complaint against the Russian Federation in Crimea. It is reported by DW.
In Lithuania, vaccination of one of the batches from BioNTech and Pfizer is stopped due to the violation of the freezing chain during transportation, the Ministry of Health of Lithuania reported on Wednesday, writes kurier.lt
The Estonian Medicines Board has published a list of side effects from the Comirnaty coronavirus vaccine, which was produced in cooperation between Pfizer and Biontech, writes Rus.Postimees. Let’s remind that now inhabitants of Latvia are vaccinated with this vaccine.
Riga, January 13, SUMMER. On Tuesday, 1,592 people received vaccines against Covid-19 in Latvia, which is 247 more than on Monday, according to data from the National Health Service (NHS).
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