Tag: Covid-19 vaccine
Macedonia 22.02.21 | 17:16

1040 healthcare workers receive COVID-19 vaccine so far

A total of 1040 medical professionals who work at COVID centers received the coronavirus vaccine in the past two days, the Ministry of Health said in a press release on Monday. According to the Ministry, a small number of them experienced reactions after receiving the vaccine as pain at the site of injection...

Macedonia 13.02.21 | 18:51

Another debacle, the vaccines will not arrive on February 16

The Chinese vaccines announced by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev that were supposed to arrive in the country on February 16, however, will not arrive because they are not ready in China yet, Telma TV reported. According to Telma, the Macedonian contingent from Beijing was to travel to Budapest together with...

Macedonia 23.01.21 | 20:07

Who ‘skipped the line’ to get COVID-19 vaccines and how much did people pay for it?

Zaev and Filipce should explain to the citizens what it means obtaining vaccines illegally, the Commission for Infectious Diseases should come out immediately to say whether and how safe these vaccines are and most importantly, the Public Prosecutor’s Office to investigate whether someone profits...

Macedonia 23.01.21 | 10:35

EU to provide vaccines for the Western Balkans, but it is not known when

The vaccination process should not be a race between countries. Europe will not be safe as long as all regions of Europe are safe. We are all affected and therefore, the EU has been side by side with the Western Balkans and the Republic of Macedonia since the beginning of the crisis. The Union will provide...

Balkans 21.01.21 | 14:06

Brnabic: Macedonia can’t start immunization, hasn’t registered the vaccine and doesn’t have a vaccination plan

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, said on the show “Good Morning Serbia”, that her country has an agreement with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on the Covid-19 vaccines. Vucic decided to help them with 8,000 doses. We help the Pfizer vaccines...

Macedonia 30.12.20 | 21:50

Macedonia also to receive the Russian vaccine through the Covax program

In response to a parliamentary question from MP Dimitar Apasiev from Levica regarding the rejection of the Russian vaccine, Health Minister, Venko Filipce, said that at that time it did not guarantee safety, and that the Russian vaccine would still arrive in the country through the Covax program. It’s...

World 28.12.20 | 18:44

Putin to decide when he will receive Covid-19 vaccine

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s delayed decision to get the coronavirus vaccine does not reflect badly in any way on the Russian vaccine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, TASS reports. “Absolutely not,” he said when asked the relevant question. The Kremlin representative...

Macedonia 28.12.20 | 18:11

Tortevski: In order to provide vaccines, the Government should have signed an agreement, and it sent only a non-binding statement

Macedonia will be one of the countries in Europe that will be the last to receive Covid-19 vaccines due to the incapacity of the government, accused the lawyer Aleksandar Tortevski. As Tortevski writes, in order to receive vaccines on time, the government should have signed an agreement on the vaccines...

Balkans 24.12.20 | 15:24

Serbian PM Ana Brnabic receives first coronavirus vaccine dose

Serbia on Thursday officially launched its coronavirus vaccination programme, with Prime Minister Ana Brnabic and a member of the epidemic crisis management group, Darija Kisic-Tepavcevic, taking the first shots. “I want to personally demonstrate that the vaccine is safe,” Kisic-Tepavcevic said in...

World 23.12.20 | 15:16

Orban on Covid vaccines: We are negotiating with everyone, western and eastern countries, America, Europe, Russian, China

Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban informed Wednesday that the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine will arrive in Hungary in three days. We have reviewed the vaccination plan once again and finalized it and approved it. Doctors, nurses and those working to save lives in intensive department will...

Balkans 23.12.20 | 12:06

Vucic procured vaccines on time, Zaev is waiting for mercy from Borisov

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said Wednesday that the vaccination with the Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus would start on Thursday. The first to receive the vaccine will be residents in nursing homes. They are the most endangered category, so we start with them, he said. He said that someone...

Balkans 23.12.20 | 11:16

Borisov boasts about giving coronavirus vaccines to Zaev

I have told PM Zoran Zaev, who has thanked us for assistance in procuring COVID-19 vaccines, that we’re always ready to help our closest neighbours and friends, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov wrote in a Facebook post on Wednesday morning. The situation is really difficult and we should...

World 10.12.20 | 09:37

Cyber attack on the European Medical Agency targets Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine

Data from pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech was targeted as part of a cyber attack on the European Medical Agency (EMA) in Amsterdam, the two companies announced in a joint statement early Thursday, after they were informed by the EMA. According to the statement, “some documents relating...

Macedonia 09.12.20 | 10:27

President Pendarovski wants to be the first to receive the Covid-19 vaccine

President Stevo Pendarovski said in an interview with TV Sitel that he would like to be the first to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, in order to raise awareness among citizens. I would like to be the first to receive the vaccine in our country. Not because I want to be the first to protect myself, because...