Reports claimed on Wednesday by the company that documents related to the Pfizer coronavirus was hacked at the EU regulator.
And northern hemisphere countries and Germany grappled with a winter surge in the pandemic.
This European cyberattack was reported by the Amsterdam based European Medicines Agency (EMA) and eagerly await a vaccine.
Angela Merkel, Germany Chancellor is pushing for tougher action against second wave of coronavirus that is providing deadlier than the first.
But, more details did not revealed by the EMA on the attack, Pfizer and BioNTech said documents relating to their vaccine candidate had been accessed, but the no system have been breached in connection with this incident.
The EMA has promised to reach a decision on conditional approval for Pfizer/BioNTech’s vaccine by December 29, with a ruling on Moderna’s version to follow by January 12.
A reports was revealed yesterday as Canada became the second nation to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, after UK first approved the coronavirus vaccine.
The United States is expected to follow suit within days, after a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel meets on the issue on Thursday.
But a top government scientist said the FDA would probably ask people with a known history of severe allergies not to take it—after two health care workers in Britain needed treatment for allergic reactions.
With the situation on ground, UK has hereby warns people with serious allergies to stay away from Pfizer vaccine after two adverse reactions.
The hacked happened after Britain accused Kremlin-linked hackers in July of targeting labs researching coronavirus vaccines and after a US newspaper reported that cybercriminals had tried to attack several pharmaceutical firms developing vaccines.