Vaccine controversies

Over 75% of Adult EU Citizens are Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19

In the EU, more than 75 percent of adult citizens are already fully vaccinated against covid. This was announced by the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.

She added that to date, the EU has exported more than a billion doses of vaccine to more than 150 countries around the world. The EU is the largest exporter of vaccines, the EC president said.

European Commission: For Now There is No Expiration Date for COVID-19 Certificates

EU legislation does not foresee checking the validity of certificates issued to fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This was stated today by a spokesman for the European Commission on the occasion of the decision of several EU countries to switch to an additional dose of vaccine.

AstraZeneca Wants Permission to Use COVID-19 Drug in the US

The British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has requested an extraordinary permit for the use in the United States of its latest drug, which prevents COVID-19 disease. The drug, currently called AZD7442, is intended for people with weak immune systems, which would make vaccination ineffective.

Development of First Prototype Bulgarian COVID-19 Vaccine to be Presented at Vaccine Congress

The development of the first prototype of the Bulgarian vaccine against COVID-19 will be presented today by Prof. Andrey Chorbanov at a scientific forum. This is the World Congress of Vaccines, in which Prof. Chorbanov will participate online with a report to present the first prototype of the Bulgarian vaccine, funded by the Pasteur Institute - Paris, said in an interview with BTA Prof.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 1629 New Cases, 52 Dead

1629 are the new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the past 24 hours. More than 24,000 tests were performed, which makes 6.7% positive.

4,500 people are treated in the hospital, 378 of them are in the intensive care unit. 1268 were cured, 52 people died.

11,918 doses of vaccine were given during the last 24 hours. The total number of doses administered is now 2,391,930.