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Sunday, 10.12.2023, 02:20
The European Union will buy an additional 100 million doses of the BioNTech and Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, cites LETA/STT.
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On Monday morning, the first people received the Covid-19 vaccines at Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital in Latvia, the hospital's representative Janita Veinberga reported LETA.
As the New Year's celebrations are approaching, local governments are banned from organizing fireworks, according to the decision of the joint meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers and the Crisis Management Council, said Health Minister of Latvia Ilze Vinkele (For Development), cites LETA.
Initially, 4,875 medics will be vaccinated against Covid-19 in Latvia, said State Medicines Agency (ZVA) director Svens Henkuzens in a press conference today, informs LETA.
The first batch of Covid-19 vaccines that will be delivered to Latvia shortly is expected to contain 9,750 doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine, LETA was told at the State Medicines Agency.
The European Commission on Monday authorized the vaccine against Covid-19 developed by Pfizer and BioNTech for use in the European Union (EU), paving the way for the start of vaccination in the next few days, informs LETA/AFP/DPA.
European Union countries will begin inoculating people against Covid-19 on December 27, the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday, cites LETA/AFP.