COVID-19 vaccination in Italy
A new tranche of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine, 662,220 doses, will arrive at the Otopeni airport on Monday, the National Coordinating Committee for Vaccination Activities against COVID-19 informs in a press release sent to AGERPRES. The transportation of the vaccine doses to the storage centre is provided by the manufacturing company, including by land.
As many as 8,063 doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines have been administered in the last 24 hours, of which 4,591 representing the first dose and 3,472 the second dose, according to a report sent on Sunday by the National Coordinating Committee for Vaccination Activities against COVID-19 (CNCAV).
Bucharest, July 16 /Agerpres/ - A total of 15,201 doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson vaccine have been administered in the past 24 hours, of which 9,907 represented the first dose and 5,294 the second dose, according to a report released on Friday by the National Coordinating Committee for Vaccination Activities against COVID-19.
A new batch of 167,200 doses of the Vaxzevria COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca will arrive in Romania on June 15 at the Cantacuzino National Institute for Military Medicine Research and Development, according to the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordinating Committee (CNCAV). Shipment is provided by the manufacturing company, and the vaccine doses will be brought to Bucharest by land.
Immunisation against COVID-19 of 12- 15 year olds with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine could start on Wednesday, conditional upon all procedural criteria imposed by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) being met according to the agreed timetable.
The EU's drug watchdog on May 28 approved the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus jab for 12 to 15-year-olds, the first vaccine to get the green light for children in the bloc.
The vaccine was "well tolerated" in adolescents and there were no "major concerns" in terms of side effects, the Amsterdam-based European Medicines Agency said.
Bulgaria's caretaker Health Minister Stoicho Katsarov issued an order on May 28 that general practitioners may also administer vaccinations against Covid-19 to those not on their lists of patients.
The Health Ministry said in a media statement that the order had been communicated to the regional health inspectorates, which must notify the medical establishments in their districts.
Some players of the Turkish national football team were vaccinated for the novel coronavirus on May 22.
A total of 11 players, including Altay Bayındır, Rıdvan Yılmaz and Umut Meras, received their second doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at Serik State Hospital in the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya.