Serhat TUNAR -TDO- The European Medicines Agency (EMA), headquartered in Amsterdam, confirmed on Friday (yesterday) that it had been hit by the cyberattack, and said that some third-party documents were illegally accessed at a limited level in the attack.
The EMA has been in the process of reviewing vaccines developed against coronavirus in recent days. The EMA said Wednesday that the agency was hit by a cyberattack, but did not give details.
BionTech-Pfizer had reported that documents related to a candidate for a Coronavirus vaccine developed by them had been illegally accessed.
In a statement, the EMA said the pharmaceutical companies had been informed without naming names, but the attack did not affect their activities or timelines related to coronavirus vaccines, evaluation and approval of their treatments.