Evira given limited authorization to import, sell and distribute vaccines


<div>An amendment to the Medicines Act will give Evira the right to import, sell and distribute certain immunological veterinary products necessary for preventing dangerous animal diseases. </div>

This will improve Finland’s readiness to fight serious animal diseases such as foot-and-mouth disease, as well as ensure swift importing of necessary vaccines.

More information in the press release 7 May 2009, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health  
(in Finnish)

Additional information:
Head of Unit Liisa Kaartinen, Veterinary Virology, tel. 040 840 7364, liisa.kaartinen at-merkki-kapea.gifevira.fi

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