The Government approved, under a decision on Thursday, the new measures proposed by the National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, establishing, among others, that the persons vaccinated against COVID-19 where the incidence rate exceeds 6 cases per thousand inhabitants can move freely outside their homes on the days of Friday, Saturday and Sunday
The United States has authorized the use of boosters of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for people aged over 65, as well as adults at high risk of severe disease and those in high-exposure jobs.
The announcement means a significant part of the population, amounting to tens of millions of Americans, are now eligible for a third shot six months after their second.
Chinese virologists requested $ 14 million for experiments to create chimera viruses that can more easily infect humans.
Wuhan virologists intended to infect the population of bats with coronaviruses in order to vaccinate them against diseases that are potentially dangerous to humans. On Tuesday, September 21, reports The Telegraph.
A number of 19 beds are available nationwide for patients with COVID-19, other than those meant specifically for people with certain medical conditions that are also confirmed with SARS-CoV-2, with zero beds available in Bucharest at this point, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.
The increase in the number of cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection will continue in the coming period, and over 92 pct of deaths were recorded in unvaccinated persons, announced, on Tuesday, the the president of Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV), military doctor Valeriu Gheorghita.
The European Medicines Agency said Thursday a coronavirus variant known as "Mu" could be cause for concern, although there is no data yet to show it will overtake the dominant Delta strain, AFP reported. Mu, which was first identified in Colombia in January and is known scientifically as B.1.621, was classified earlier this month as a "variant of interest" by the WHO.
The National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) has approved, on Thursday, the decision to propose the extension of the state of alert on the entire territory of Romania, for a period of 30 days, starting with September 10.
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports that in the last 24 hours, 28 deaths have been recorded in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Also, two deaths prior to the reference interval were reported, both in August 2021, in Hunedoara and Timis counties. According to GCS, in total, it is about 15 men and 15 women admitted to hospitals across the country.
As many as 48 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 (25 men and 23 women) were reported dead in the last 24 hours, taking the country's death toll to 34,762, shows data released on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).