Children under the age of 5 will be able to receive Covid-19 shots from December 12, the health minister announced on Thursday.
The health minister has announced that there is a chance for Poland to receive the first batch of updated versions of vaccines against Covid19 this week.
Our aim is not to break Covid vaccine contracts but to postpone delivery dates and to extend payment periods, the Polish health minister has said.
The Polish Health Ministry and Moderna, one of the producers of Covid vaccines, will discuss changes to Poland's vaccine purchase contract at an online conference on Friday, the ministry told PAP.
Poland may decide to resign from the purchase of 20 million Covid-19 vaccines produced by the US pharmaceutical company Moderna within "days, if not hours," a health ministry spokesman has said.
Covid-19 vaccines have caused only about 16,000 cases of side effects, most of them mild, despite over 38.6 million doses being administered, according to data made available on government websites.
Poland expects a shipment of at least 1.9 million Covid vaccines over the next few days, the head of the government's Strategic Reserves Agency has told PAP.
Poland on Thursday received 160,000 AstraZeneca vaccines while 222,000 Moderna vaccines will reach this country on Friday, the head of the government's Strategic Reserves Agency has told PAP.
The US pharmaceutical company Moderna supplied 222,000 doses of its Covid-19 vaccine to Poland on Friday, Michal Kuczmierowski, head of the country's Strategic Reserves Agency told PAP on Saturday.
Up to 1.5 million Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines, 470,000 Jannsen vaccines and 222,000 Moderna vaccines will arrive in Poland over the next few days, the head of the government's Strategic Reserves Agency has told PAP.