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Pfizer Vaccine is Now Recommended for Children aged 5 to 11

The Commission for Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EDA) has recommended that the use of the Comirnaty vaccine by Biontech / Pfizer against COVID-19 be given to children aged 5 to 11 years.

The vaccine is already used on children that are 12 years old.

Completed Vaccination Course Prevents Severe COVID-19 even when Infected with the Delta Variant

The completed vaccination course, with any of the EU-approved vaccines, provides a high level of protection against the severe course of the disease and death caused by SARS-CoV-2, including infection with the Delta variant of the virus. This was announced by the Bulgarian Ministry of Health.

European Commission: For Now There is No Expiration Date for COVID-19 Certificates

EU legislation does not foresee checking the validity of certificates issued to fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This was stated today by a spokesman for the European Commission on the occasion of the decision of several EU countries to switch to an additional dose of vaccine.

Only One-third of Innovative Medicines Authorised by EMA Availble in Bulgaria

Just one-third (32 per cent) of the innovative medicines authorized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are available in Bulgaria, according to a report of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA). It was presented to the media at Monday's workshop on "How can we close the East-West healthcare investment gap in Europe?".

Bulgarian Health Ministry: Get Vaccinated, Covid Delta Variant Has No Mercy

 People who have no contraindications to vaccination and have not been vaccinated should promptly start and complete the recommended COVID-19 vaccination series, especially given the fast spreading Delta variant of the coronavirus, the Health Ministry here said Saturday, referring to recommendations issued by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and

Bulgaria's Health authorities: Don't Rush into Taking Booster Shot of Covid-9 Vaccine

The Expert Council on with the Ministry of Health advises against rushing the decision to have a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines. The position of the expert council circulated by the Ministry of Health this morning after Health Minister Stoycho Katsarov yesterday said that a decision on a recommendation is pending at any moment from MA - the European Medicines Agency.