First Cargo of Omicron Vaccine Arrives in Hungary


In Budapest on Wednesday, the pinnacle of the epidemiology division of the Nationwide Public Well being Heart introduced {that a} new vaccine towards the coronavirus advanced through Pfizer and BioTech arrived in Hungary.

Ágnes Galgóczi stated that 109,440 vaccine doses have now arrived out of the 9.5 million doses of the EU acquire. The vaccine was once advanced for the unique virus pressure and towards the BA1 variant of omicron, she added.

The brand new form of vaccine will likely be to be had at vaccination issues from subsequent week in Hungary.

The brand new method is a single-dose booster vaccine just for other people over 12 years of age, so handiest those that have already been elementary immunized and feature gained a minimum of one booster vaccine can obtain it, stated Galgóczi.

She added that any other cargo of 106,560 doses will arrive subsequent week, and 3 million doses are anticipated between October and November. Subsequent yr, 6.5 million doses are anticipated.

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In Hungary, the present selection of other people with two vaccinations is 6.2 million, of whom 3.9 million have gained a 3rd dose. The selection of other people with a fourth vaccination is way decrease, at round 337,000. A complete of 10,300 new circumstances have been showed final week.

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