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Ljubljana – The government has approved a donation of 100,620 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 for Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The donation was approved at a correspondence session last night with the Health Ministry announcing the donation is meant as Slovenia’s humanitarian aid to Bosnia-Herzegovina in coping with the pandemic.
It will be implemented at least six months after the second
The US Food and Drug Administration has supported the use of a booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for people over the age of 65 and for some high-risk patients. The decision is to be voted on by the Board of the Centers for Control and Prevention. Most likely this will happen today.
The United States has authorized the use of boosters of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for people aged over 65, as well as adults at high risk of severe disease and those in high-exposure jobs.
The announcement means a significant part of the population, amounting to tens of millions of Americans, are now eligible for a third shot six months after their second.
Prime Minister Florin Citu announced on Wednesday that a decision was made to start administering the third dose, starting with September 28, for all persons who have more than 6 months after the second dose, with any of the Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna and Astra Zeneca vaccines.
Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin, the co-founders of BioNTech, and Katalin Kario, who also works at the Germany-based, biotechnology firm has been announced as the recipients of Germany's most prestigious medicine prize for their mRNA vaccine work.
They will receive the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize 2022 on March 14.
A number of 15,682 doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours, of which 12,496 represent the first dose and 3,186 - the second dose, according to a report released by the National Coordinating Committee for Activities on Vaccination Against COVID-19 (CNCAV) on Tuesday.
The National Commission on Vaccination announced today that it has approved the administration of a third dose of mRNA vaccines (Pfizer and Moderna) to individuals age 60 or older and to healthcare workers.
Greece has fully vaccinated 56 percent of the population and the rate remains low among citizens in the high-risk older age brackets.
A number of 12,026 doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours, of which 9,351 are the first dose and 2,675 - the second dose, according to a report released on Monday by the National Coordinating Committee for Activities on COVID-19 Vaccination (CNCAV).