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.

Bulgarian Prof.: A Booster Dose is Given 6 Months after the Second

"There is no doubt in the effectiveness of the vaccines against the Delta variant of coronavirus, although this effectiveness has been reduced. There is no doubt in the reliability and effectiveness of the four vaccines approved for use in the EU and in Bulgaria against Covid-19," said Prof. Mariana Murdzheva, clinical immunologist and rector of MU-Plovdiv.

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.

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.

Bulgaria: Expiration Date of Covid Vaccines Could be Extended Says Head of Agency for Medicines

The shelf life of vaccines could be extended, this has already been done for Pfizer.

The European Medicines Agency has evaluated and confirmed that the period could be extended from 6 to 9 months. So, for all vaccines delivered in Bulgaria,  the shelf life has been extended as matter of regulation.