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List of abbreviations

 Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
CoV: Coronavirus
COVID-19: Coronavirus disease 2019. Disease caused by SARS-CoV-2
DNA: Deoxyribonucleic acid (genetic material)
EMA: European Medicines Agency
U.S. FDA: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
MERS (MERS-CoV): Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
mRNA: messenger ribonucleic acid
PEI: Paul Ehrlich Institute
RKI: Robert Koch Institute
SARS-CoV-2: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus type 2