The American company Moderna expects its corona vaccine to be approved by the European authorities on January 12.
Distribution can start immediately afterwards.
The group is ready for it, according to a Moderna executive in German media. The Netherlands has also ordered doses.
The intention is that the European agency EMA in Amsterdam will provide a definite answer on the authorization of the Moderna vaccine on the European market on January 12.
This is scheduled for December 29 for Pfizer / BioNTech, which is already being administered in Great Britain.