Turkey passes 65 mln-dose mark in COVID vaccinations

Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released on July 23.

The country is continuing its intensive vaccination campaign to curb the virus's spread, with all people aged 18 and over currently eligible for vaccine shots.

The decision on the third dose of the coronavirus vaccine in Serbia is made

"Today, at 10 am, a session of the National Immunization Body will be held, which will give an opinion to the Crisis Staff on the third dose, and next week, the Crisis Staff will sit down and give recommendations," Brnabi told TV Pink.
Brnabic emphasized that a way must be found to additionally motivate people to get vaccinated.

Serbia prepares new package of measures due to delta strain; It will be a severe blow

"It is obvious that the fourth wave of coronavirus will be very strong if we do not increase the percentage of vaccination, and that is why the state is preparing measures to stimulate vaccination. The state will present all the details in the coming days", he told Kurir daily.

Unvaccinated doctors in Romania to undergo periodical testing if COVID-19 rate increases

Health Minister Ioana Mihaila says that if the COVID-19 14-day cumulated reporting rate increases beyond certain limits, the Health Ministry will suggest periodic testing of unvaccinated healthcare workers, with the costs to be borne by those undergoing the testing.

Turkey gives over half a million COVID-19 vaccine shots in 24 hours

Turkey has administered over half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the last 24 hours, according to figures released on July 17. 

The country continues its vaccination campaign, which began this January, to curb the spread of the virus, as all residents 18 and over are eligible for vaccine shots.

Turkey launches comparative Turkovac-CoronoVac vaccine trials

Turkey has started to administer its homegrown COVID-19 vaccine candidate to volunteers at a major hospital in the capital Ankara as part of the jab's Phase 3 clinical trials to compare its efficacy to that of the Chinese-developed CoronaVac shot, the country's top health official announced on July 16. 

Growing number of cases of delta strain in Serbia; Lončar: There must be more of them

According to him, there are enough vaccines, and citizens can choose. Loncar said that such a request would not make sense if the state did not provide enough vaccines for all citizens, and pointed out that citizens do not think about the costs of treatment because they know that the state pays for it.

No more free rapid testing, as vaccinated, tested, convalescents to get more concessions

Ljubljana – Slovenia will enable those who have been vaccinated against Covid, have recovered from it or have been tested to have as few restrictions in public life as possible, while rapid tests will be no longer be free of charge from mid-August, PM Janez Janša said on Thursday as he urged vaccination together with the other coalition leaders.