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Jan 12, 2021

Hungary to receive fresh batch of COVID-19 vaccines today

The new shipments will be used to continue the vaccination of Hungary’s healthcare staff and retirement home residents and employees.

 

Ágnes Galgóczi, from the National Public Health Center, has confirmed that 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 today.

According to MTI, the new shipments will be used to continue the vaccination of Hungary’s healthcare staff and retirement home residents and employees.

Galgóczi added that health authorities are also preparing to begin vaccinating law enforcement personnel directly involved in the pandemic response. So far, 71,000 Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the country, she said.

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