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Coronavirus: Hungary to Get Shipments of Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines on Tuesday

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.01.11.

In addition to a new shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine sufficient to inoculate 39,000 people, Hungary will take delivery of 3,600 doses of Moderna’s vaccine on Tuesday, a department head of the National Public Health Centre said.

The new shipments will be used to continue the vaccination of Hungary’s health-care staff and retirement home residents and employees, Ágnes Galgóczi told a press conference of the operative board coordinating Hungary’s response to the pandemic.

Meanwhile, health authorities are also preparing to begin vaccinating law enforcement personnel directly involved in the pandemic response, Galgóczi said.

Official: Registration Needed to Receive Covid Vaccine
Official: Registration Needed to Receive Covid Vaccine

Since the registration period to receive the coronavirus vaccine started in Hungary, we have come across contradictory statements on whether this process is required to be eligible for vaccination. Although previously, government politicians said those who did not register would get further back in the line, according to the deputy chief medical officer of Budapest, […]Continue reading

So far, 71,000 Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the country, she said.

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