Johnson & Johnson said Monday (29 March) it would start delivering its single-shot COVID vaccine to Europe on April 19, giving the continent a boost as it struggles to speed up its vaccination drive.
The pharmaceutical giant's jab was approved by European Union regulators in mid-March, following approval of vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca.
"Although the number of coronavirus patients in hospital is higher than during the previous wave of coronavirus the hospital system is able to handle the surge," Health Minister Kostadin Angelov declared at a working meeting of the Council of Ministers.
Chief State Health Inspector Angel Kunchev is expecting the peak of coronavirus infections to be reached this or next week.
The National COVID Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) informs that, in the last 24 hours, 52,458 doses of vaccine have been administered, out of which 41,280 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, 7,351 doses of AstraZeneca and 3,827 doses of Moderna vaccine, according to the data provided by the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) via the National Electronic Immunization Registry app
Pfizer has produced the most doses with 119 million
A new tranche of 345,150 doses of Pfizer Biontech vaccine will reach Romania on Monday, to be delivered by air to Otopeni, Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara airports, the National Committee for the Coordination of Vaccination Activities against COVID-19 (CNCAV) informs. According to a CNCAV press release, the transport to the storage centres is provided by the manufacturing company, including by land.
The National Coordinating Committee for Vaccination Activities against COVID-19 (CNCAV) informs that in the past 24 hours, 55,131 doses of serum have been administered, of which 43,451 - Pfizer BioNTech, 4,109 - Moderna and 7,571 - AstraZeneca, according to the data provided by the National Institute of Public Health (INSP), through the application of the National Electronic Vaccination Registr
Foreign nationals, mainly from neighboring countries, flocked to Serbia after word spread that our western neighbor was offering free COVID-19 vaccines for foreigners.
The Serbian authorities have additional doses of AstraZeneca vaccine. Those wishing to get vaccinated are mainly from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and North Macedonia.