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EU to get 50 million Pfizer doses early as US prolongs J&J pause

The European Union said on April 14 that it is expecting 50 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses earlier than expected, as the United States said it would continue a pause in vaccinations using the Johnson & Johnson shot for at least another week so regulators can assess possible blood clot links.

Prof. Kantardzhiev: In May-June, Herd Immunity in Bulgaria May Be Achieved with RNA Vaccines

During the months of May-June, sufficient quantities of RNA vaccines will arrive in Bulgaria and we will be able to achieve herd immunity, Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev, director of the Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases and a member of the National Operational Headquarters (coronavirus task force) told the BNT morning show "The day begins" on April 14

Anti-COVID vaccination campaign / 80,120 people immunized in last 24 hours

The National Committee for immunizing against COVID (CNCAV) informs that, in the last 24 hours, there were 80,120 vaccine doses administered, among which 61,259 - Pfizer, 9,846 - AstraZeneca and 9,015 - Moderna, according to the data provided by the National Institute of Public Health, through the National Vaccination Electronic Registry application.

Vaccines Studies Expended, Mix and Match Effects Further Assessed

A study assessing the benefits of mixing and matching coronavirus vaccines has been extended to include the Moderna and Novavax jabs.

The Com-Cov study, led by the University of Oxford, has been investigating the immune responses of volunteers given a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine followed by the Pfizer jab - and vice versa.

18,630 people in Romania test positive for COVID-19 after first vaccine shot, Dec. 27 - April 11

As many as 18,630 people (0.81%) in Romania test positive for COVID-19 between December 27, 2020 - April 11, 2021, after receiving the first dose of vaccine, according to information posted by the National Public Health Institute (INSP). As many as 69.2% of them were vaccinated with the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine, 5.4% with the Moderna vaccine and 25.4% with the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Head of vaccination campaign: Vaccine intent at 50 pct at least, no weakening trend

The vaccine intention hasn't weakened in Romania, as sociological data shows it standing at 50 percent at least, president of the National COVID Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said on Tuesday. "I don't think there is a decrease in vaccination interest.

COVID-19 vaccination campaign: 76,590 people immunised in last 24 hours

Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) has reported that in the last 24 hours, 76,590 doses of vaccine were administered, of which 58,050 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, 9,796 of the AstraZeneca vaccine, and 8,744 of the Moderna vaccine, according to data provided by the National Public Health Institute on the National Electronic Vaccination Register application.

1,062 anti-COVID active vaccination centers, with maximum of 115,000 people immunized per day

The chairman of the National Committee of Coordinating Activities regarding immunization against SARS-CoV-2, Dr. Valeriu Gheorghita, announced on Tuesday, that there are currently 1,062 vaccination centers, with approximately 1,495 active flows, where there can be a maximum capacity of 115,000 people per day, if all available positions were to be filled up.