Poland's health minister has told PAP that a decision to launch talks on the renegotiation of coronavirus vaccine contracts is a success of EU coherence and solidarity.
Vaccines for the Omicron Covid variant will be available from September, the health minister has announced.
As part of an cooperation agreement with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the organization has supplied Poland with vaccines against polio and Hepatitis A, the health minister announced on Friday.
A contract has been signed for almost 100,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine Europe-wide, of which Poland has sought 1,100 doses for medical personnel dealing with patients, the health minister announced on Monday.
The Polish health minister has said that contracts for Covid-19 vaccines should be renegotiated, given the improvement in Europe’s epidemic situation.
Poland will push for greater flexibility in Covid vaccine contracts in EU talks, a health ministry spokesman has told PAP.
Research confirms the high level of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in the Polish population, at more than 91 percent, health minister has said.
The head of Poland's main opposition party has criticised the government's latest move to include pregnancy information in a nationwide medical system, saying that it "persecutes women."
Speaking at a press briefing on Monday, Adam Niedzielski said that the risk and threat from monkeypox was ‘entirely different’ to coronavirus and added that ‘in a few months none of you will remember it’.
Despite Poland switching to a lower level of epidemic emergency from Monday, society should remember that the coronavirus has not gone away and could return in the autumn, the health minister has said.