Vaccine exploratory talks outputs

Álvaro Merino made this acceso a documentos request to Salud y Seguridad Alimentaria as part of a batch sent to 3 authorities

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Dear Health and Food Safety,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents in which the decision of reaching a first agreement with the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to purchase a potential vaccine against COVID-19 is based. Also, documents reflecting the output/conclusions or drawn up after the exploratory talks with Sanofi-GSK, Johnson & Johnson, CureVac and Moderna.

Yours faithfully,

Álvaro Merino,
Calle Jesús Goldero 19, Planta 1
El Orden Mundial
28045 Madrid.

Dear Health and Food Safety,

Not having received any type of communication with concern to my request, I understand that I should receive a response no later than October 05, 2020.

Yours faithfully,

Álvaro Merino

Salud y Seguridad Alimentaria

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We refer to your request dated 14 September 2020 in which you make a
request for access to the same documents already requested with your
access to documents request GestDem 2020/5426, registered on 22 September
2020 under the above mentioned reference number.


Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expires on 13 October 2020.


An extended time limit is needed due to internal consultations and a
thorough analysis of your request.


Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 4 November 2020.


We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.


Yours faithfully,



European Commission
Health and Food Safety



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Dear Health and Food Safety,

My request has not been answered.

Please pass this on to the person who reviews confirmatory applications.

I am filing the following confirmatory application with regards to my access to documents request 'Vaccine exploratory talks outputs'.


Yours faithfully,

Álvaro Merino