Another 156,000 new vaccination places against COVID with the vaccine produced by Pfizer/BioNTech will be allocated, starting with March 1, to people who are in the second phase of immunization, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Health Andrei Baciu told AGERPRES. According to him, the appointments for these places will start on Saturday. "This is good news.
Romania is ranking second in the European Union and sixth in the world in terms of administering the second and last dose of the COVID-19 vaccine reported per 100 people, according to Chairman of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita.
Turkey is the most successful nation in effectively carrying out its vaccination program, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, informing that more than 7.5 million doses of the vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech have been given to the Turkish citizens since the start of the campaign in January.
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, 38,128 people have received the coronavirus jab in the past 24 hours, with 28,019 injected with the Pfizer vaccine, 671 with the Moderna, and 9,438 with the AstraZeneca serum.
North Korea attempted to steal Covid-19 vaccine technology from US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, according to South Korean intelligence officials.
It is currently unclear as to what, if any, data was stolen.
South Korea's National Intelligence Agency privately briefed lawmakers about the alleged attack, reported local news agency Yonhap.