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Inoculation with vaccine made by Pfizer, BioNTech starts in Belgium, Latvia

17:53 | 28.12.2020 Category: International

Chisinau, 28 December /MOLDPRES/ - Belgium and Latvia today joined the EU countries, with which they started the residents’ inoculation with the vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech, according to dpa.  

In Belgium, a person aged 101 years from an asylum was the first one from the Brussels region to be vaccinated; she was followed by four residents of the same asylum, the Belga news agency reported.   

In Latvia, medial employees, the staff of the Riga-based East Clinical University Hospital were the first to be vaccinated.  

A transport means with almost 10,000 vaccines was brought to Latvia on 26 December and they are to be administered in ten hospital vaccination centres.  

The European Commission informed about a joint launch of vaccination since 27 December till 29 December; vaccines were ordered for all 27 member states. Germany and Poland were among the first EU countries to launch vaccination campaigns.    




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