Auteursarchief: Laurens van Kreij

Laurens van Kreij

Over Laurens van Kreij

Laurens van Kreij is a PhD candidate at Utrecht University since March 1 2018. He is a member of RENFORCE, the Utrecht Centre of Regulation and Enforcement in Europe. Before the start of his PhD, Laurens obtained his LLM upon completion of the Legal Research master programme at Utrecht University.

The case of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and the complex enforcement of EU medicines policy

Based on the member states’ responses to the rare but severe side effects of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, one might be tempted to believe that there is no common approach to enforcing European Union (EU) medicines policy. In this post, the fourth in a special RENFORCE Blog series on the enforcement of EU law, Laurens van Kreij takes a more nuanced look at medicines policy’s complexities, and explains why the national responses were able to diverge so strongly. He thinks the chances of rapid and major change are slim.

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