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.
Covid-19 could return in the autumn, Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has cautioned while urging people to comply with health regulations and get vaccinated.
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.
According to PAP sources, Poland has submitted to interested EU member states a draft joint letter to the European Commission on the renegotiation of contracts for vaccines against Covid-19.
Ukrainians in Poland can get their children fully vaccinated after consulting a doctor, a government minister said on Tuesday.
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 health minister has announced that Poland will extend the validity period of Covid vaccination certificates indefinitely for people who have received a booster jab.
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.