The Polish government has recommended that a third dose of a Covid-19 vaccine should be administered to people over the age of 50 and to medical staff.
Most new infections and hospitalisations caused by the fourth Covid wave occur in regions with the lowest vaccination rates, the Health Ministry’s spokesman said on Thursday.
Poland's Medical Council has recommended senior citizens, people with chronic diseases and medical staff get a third Covid vaccine.
The head of Poland's National Security Bureau (BBN) has thanked Uzbekistan on behalf of President Andrzej Duda for the country's help in evacuating refugees from Afghanistan to Poland and donated coronavirus vaccines to Uzbekistan.
Poland will donate over 460,000 Covid-19 vaccines to Uzbekistan and Kenya, a deputy foreign minister announced on Friday.
If restrictions to stem the spread of Covid-19 are reintroduced in Poland, they will not apply to fully vaccinated people, the health minister said on Wednesday.
Poland's Medical Council has approved a third Covid-19 vaccine dose for patients with impaired immunity, the health minister announced on Friday.
A shipment of more than half a million doses of Astra Zeneca's Covid vaccine was due to leave for Vietnam on Friday as part of Poland's help for a country facing an increasingly difficult epidemiological situation, the foreign ministry said on Friday.
Poland has decided to sell 1 million Pfizer ant-Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia in a move the Polish health minister described as "responsible" and done in solidarity.
The staff of inoculation stations countrywide will stand under the same protection as public officials following recent attacks on such facilities and threats against medical staff.