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Govt Official: Hungary Vaccination Rate One of Europe’s Highest

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.03.23.

Hungary’s vaccination rate is one of the highest in Europe, an official of the Prime Minister’s Office told a briefing on Tuesday.

In the next week, it is planned that 215,000 registered elderly people will be vaccinated, István György told an online briefing of the operative body responsible for controlling the coronavirus epidemic.

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Fully 157,000 of the registered elderly will receive Pfizer vaccine at hospital inoculation points, while GPs will administer 25,000 Sinopharm doses as well as AstraZeneca and Moderna jabs, 21,600 and 11,200 respectively.

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