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1/3 of Europeans have not yet been Vaccinated. Bulgaria is in Last Place

About a third of the European population has not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19, and Bulgaria ranks last in this indicator. This was said online to journalists by Andrea Ammon, director of the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, quoted by BTA.

Bulgarian Prof. Kozhuharova: Already 30% of the Population has been Vaccinated

"We can believe that the fourth wave is subsiding. Mortality is falling, but remains high due to poor health of Bulgarians, problems in the health care system. In Bulgaria, cases that end fatally are unvaccinated, and at risk."

This was said to BNR by the epidemiologist Prof. Mira Kozhuharova, advisor to the Minister of Health.

WHO: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 470,000 Lives of People over 60 in 33 European Countries

The COVID-19 vaccine has saved 469,186 lives for people aged 60 and over in 33 countries in the WHO European Region since the start of the vaccination campaign. This is evidenced by the results of a new study by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the organizations said in a press release, quoted by TASS.

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.

Bulgarian Health Inspector: Only 0.77% of the Dead from COVID-19 in Bulgaria were Vaccinated

"In epidemiology, things cannot and should not be considered on a daily basis. At a 4-month period, the percentage of deaths from the coronavirus vaccine was 0.77%. That's 1 in 160 people. " Such an opinion was expressed by the Chief State Health Inspector Angel Kunchev in the studio of "Hello, Bulgaria".

70% of Adults in EU have been Vaccinated

The EU has achieved its goal of fully vaccinating 70 percent of its population against COVID-19, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday. "I want to thank everyone who made it possible to achieve this great thing," she said.

"But the pandemic is not over. We need more. I call on everyone who can to be vaccinated," Von der Layen said.