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Turkey administers nearly 114 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses to date

Turkey has administered over 113.86 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched an immunization drive this January, according to official figures released on Oct. 16.

More than 54.8 million people have gotten the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while around 47.2 million are fully vaccinated, the Health Ministry said.

Pfizer jab prevents severe COVID for at least 6 months: Study

Vaccination with two doses of the Pfizer jab stays highly effective against severe COVID - including the Delta variant - for at least six months, an analysis of U.S. patients said on Oct. 4.

While previous data from clinical trials have shown jabs protect against hospitalization, the study published in the Lancet measures one vaccine's effectiveness over time in a real-world setting.

COVID-19 vaccine jabs given in Turkey top 110 mln

The number of COVID-19 vaccine jabs given in Turkey has topped 110 million since an immunization campaign was launched in January, official figures showed on Oct. 2. 

Nearly 54 million people have received their first shots, while more than 44.8 million have been fully vaccinated, according to the Health Ministry.

Weekly increase in new Covid cases

Ljubljana – A total of 970 new coronavirus infections were recorded in Slovenia on Thursday in what is an increase week-on-week, show fresh official data. Four Covid-19 patients died.

The number of patients in hospital dropped by one to 419 this morning, including 112 in intensive care, three more than yesterday, government data show.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Conditions to Receive 3rd Shot

Vaccination point at Sofia's St. Anna Hospital is one of the places where those wishing to be immunized can receive a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This has been possible for several days now, and it will be open also on weekends.

More than 100 people have passed through the vaccination centre in three days.

Moderna CEO Suggests Covid-19 Pandemic Could End in About One Year

he CEO of US pharmaceutical company Moderna Stephane Bancel said that the Covid-19 pandemic may end in about one year as increased vaccine output guarantees enough global supplies. "If you look at the industry-wide expansion of production capacities over the past six months, enough doses should be available by the middle of next year so that everyone on this earth can be vaccinated.

The United States has Approved a Third Dose of the Pfizer Vaccine for People Over 65

It will be implemented at least six months after the second

The US Food and Drug Administration has supported the use of a booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for people over the age of 65 and for some high-risk patients. The decision is to be voted on by the Board of the Centers for Control and Prevention. Most likely this will happen today.