Children aged five-11 will be able to get Covid booster shots from October 3, the health minister announced on Wednesday.
Some 24,000 Poles have received a second Covid booster jab, this time targeted against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, Adam Niedzielski, the health minister, has said.
Poland will hand over a million Covid-19 vaccines to Ukraine and 100,000 vaccines against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR), the Health Ministry has said.
The Polish government has rolled out a fourth Covid-19 vaccine dose for medical workers.
Over 840,000 Poles have already registered for the second booster jab of coronavirus vaccine and 420,000 have already been vaccinated, a deputy health minister has announced.
Poland has already ordered 1,000 vaccines against monkeypox for health care service employees, the health minister has said.
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.