Von der Leyen also noted that the Commission had clinched contracts for vaccines from six companies and that immunizations would likely start in late December.
While the agreement secures 80 million doses upfront, an added option was granted allowing the Commission to purchase an additional 80 million vaccines.
On Tuesday, Brussels said it would sign a contract for up to 160 million doses of the experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Moderna, which the company says appears to be 94.5 percent effective, according to its preliminary data. "Once the vaccine is indeed proven as safe and effective, every member state will receive it at the same time on a pro rata basis", von der Leyen said.
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He scored two of the most famous goals in football history just four minutes apart during the quarter final against England . He was admitted to the hospital longer than expected as he was showing withdrawal symptoms for his dependency on alcohol.
"Member states must get ready now". We're talking about organizing vaccination centers. "You name it. All this has to be prepared", she warned.
"The pandemic situation remains serious", von der Leyen told the European Parliament.
And she said that on the divisive issues of fisheries, governance of any deal and the standards the United Kingdom must meet to export into the EU, the bloc is "ready to be creative, but we are not ready to put into question the integrity of the single market, the main safeguard for European prosperity and wealth".
But von der Leyen told European Union lawmakers: "We must learn from the summer and not repeat the same mistakes, relaxing too fast". Relaxing restrictions "too much and too fast" could lead to a third wave after Christmas, the European Commission president warned, calling on the EU to "learn from the summer".
Si un couvre-feu de 21h à 7h sera en vigueur à partir de cette date, il sera levé les soirs du 24 et 31 décembre. Les boutiques pourront accueillir la clientèle jusqu'à 21 h et seront soumises à un protocole sanitaire strict .
He also said the government and parliament will have to discuss ways to make the isolation of infected people mandatory. Restaurants, bars, cafes and gyms would have to stay shut until January 20 to avoid the virus resurgence, he added.
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It will be a breach of the Wildlife and Countryside Act if the non-native creatures have been released by ITV without a license. The programme's spokesman added: "All of the insects used on I'm A Celebrity are non-invasive species".
It could cause structural damage, uprooting of trees, damage to thatched and tin houses, and damage to banana and paddy crops. Authorities have so far evacuated 528 people and 150 more relief shelters are being readied in the city, officials said.
McGregor and 31-year-old Poirier will be reunited, over six years after they went head to head at featherweight in UFC 178 . Poirier beat Dan Hooker in his last fight in June, while McGregor stopped Donald Cerrone inside 40 seconds back in January.
Kylie Moore-Gilbert was freed in exchange for three Iranian prisoners, the BCC reported on Wednesday, citing Iranian state media. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a lecturer at Melbourne University, had been detained in Iran since September 2018.
C'est donc en trois étapes que le confinement va s'alléger à partir de ce samedi 28 novembre et jusqu'au 20 janvier . Les Français pourront alors se déplacer sans autorisation, y compris entre régions, et " passer Noël en famille".
How do I find out which tier I'm in? The government is expected to announce what tiers each area will be placed in on Thursday. Wedding ceremonies can also resume in all tiers, subject to social distancing and a maximum of 15 guests.
Covid-19 has shown the need to prioritise the rights and needs of women and girls in humanitarian crises. Iconic buildings and landmarks will be organised to recall the need for a violence-free future.
Utah will travel to Seattle for a 7:30 p.m. game Saturday at Husky Stadium, the Pac-12 confirmed Tuesday night. Washington reportedly tried to set up a non-conference game with BYU to no avail before Utah became available.
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Perri, 34, posted on Instagram on Tuesday that the daughter she was expecting with husband Paul Costabile was "born silent". Just two weeks prior to the tragic news, Perri told fans that she had been hospitalized due to pregnancy complications.
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