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Bucharest, April 4 /Agerpres/ - A new batch of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine will arrive in Romania on Monday, and it will be delivered by air to the airports in Otopeni, Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara, the National Coordinating Committee for anti-COVID-19 Vaccination (CNCAV) reported. Transport to storage centers is provided by the producing company, including by land.
Brussels – Slovenia will get its pro rata share from a package of 10 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine whose delivery has been pushed forward from the first to the second quarter of the year. Under the plan agreed last evening by EU member states, this means approximately 47,000 doses of the vaccine.
Bulgaria to Receive 1,259,728 Additional Vaccine Doses Starting from April
Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia and Slovakia will receive a total of 2,854,654 additional doses of vaccines as a sign of solidarity. This decision was reached yesterday at a meeting of EU ambassadors in Brussels, the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council announced, as quoted by BTA.
Ljubljana – Four centre-left opposition parties have tabled a motion asking the National Assembly to impeach Prime Minister Janez Janša before the Constitutional Court, accusing him of violating several articles of the constitution and laws, pertaining to healthcare, media, prosecution and human and constitutional rights. Janša called the move pathetic.
Ljubljana – Health authorities have recommended that Covid-19 vaccination be focused in the next three weeks on older persons so that shots are given to all Slovenian residents aged 60 or older who want to get vaccinated.
The National COVID Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) informs that according to data provided by the National Public Health Institute through the National Electronic Vaccinations Registry app, 57,615 people have received the coronavirus jab in the past 24 hours, with 47,006 injected with the Pfizer vaccine, 6,258 with the AstraZeneca, and 4,351 with the Moderna serum.
Turkey has registered 180,448 U.K. variant cases of the novel coronavirus in 81 provinces, the country's health minister said in a statement on March 31.
Following a meeting of the Coronavirus Scientific Advisory Board, Fahrettin Koca said the U.K. variant accounts for 75% of all cases in the country.
The National COVID Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) informs that according to data provided by the National Public Health Institute through the National Electronic Vaccinations Registry app, 58,261 people have received the coronavirus jab in the past 24 hours, with 47,520 injected with the Pfizer vaccine, 6,575 with the AstraZeneca, and 4,166 with the Moderna serum.
BioNTech-Pfizer said Wednesday their vaccine showed 100 percent efficacy against the coronavirus in 12 to 15 year olds, as they eye approval for adolescents to get the jabs before the next school year.
Phase 3 trials carried out on 2,260 adolescents in the United States "demonstrated 100 percent efficacy and robust antibody responses", the companies said in a statement.