Tag: Covid-19 vaccines
World 25.05.21 | 17:51

EU leaders pledge to donate COVID-19 vaccines to poorer nations

EU leaders agreed Tuesday to donate at least 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to poorer nations by the end of the year as supplies steadily rise across Europe. Gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit, the 27 leaders backed a text in which they pledge to continue efforts “to increase global...

Macedonia 19.02.21 | 14:43

Mickoski: When we didn’t have any vaccine, the authorities said they deliberately didn’t procure it, now they say they were careful not to obtain more than needed, the world is laughing at us

When they did not have any vaccine, they said that they did not want people think that they were doing experiments on the people. Now that there are only a few doses received as a donation from neighboring Serbia, they say they were careful not to obtain more than we needed. Zaev, the whole world laughs...

Macedonia 04.02.21 | 10:17

Macedonia to receive 103,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX initiative by July

The COVAX initiative for equitable global access to Covid-19 vaccines has announced its plan to distribute more than 330 million doses to developing nations in the first half of 2021. In an interim distribution plan published Wednesday, the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility said the doses will cover an...

World 02.02.21 | 14:31

First Russian vaccine shipment arriving in Hungary

The first shipment of the Russian coronavirus vaccine, enough to inoculate 20,000 people, is arriving in Hungary on Tuesday, the minister of foreign affairs and trade said in a video on Facebook, Daily News Hungary reported. Péter Szijjártó noted that under a recent agreement Hungary is set to receive...

Balkans 02.02.21 | 09:40

Only NATO members Macedonia and Montenegro without vaccines in the region

A survey conducted by “Bloomber” shows that Macedonia and Montenegro are the only countries in the region that do not have vaccines yet, as well as Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The survey was conducted on 100 inhabitants and the leaders are Serbia, Malta and the United Kingdom. Serbian...

Macedonia 27.01.21 | 22:35

Sekerinska: Problem with vaccines lies in demand overwhelming production

Four billion people across the globe are seeking vaccines. Almost all NATO members are facing this problem. Some EU members want to sue manufacturers for not delivering the required quantities, Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska said in an interview with TV Sitel. She said that it will be crucial to...

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 21:57

Incapacity paid with lives: 21 patients died, and Filipce and Zaev left the people without vaccines

Today alone  21 COVID-19 deaths were recorded. These are 21 families wrapped in black. These are 21 people whose lives could have been saved, if Zaev and Filipce had procured vaccines in time, the opposition VMRO-DPMNE said in a press release. The whole region is getting vaccinated, everyone is ordering...

Macedonia 24.01.21 | 17:14

Awaiting approval for Pfizer’s vaccines from Serbia

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said he had contacted his Serbian counterpart Ana Brnabić on Sunday, and sent a second request to New York’s Pfizer for consent over Serbia’s vaccines for Macedonia, adding that the Government is also making efforts via the Health Ministry expecting an approval. The...

Macedonia 23.01.21 | 11:22

Zaev: Our country doesn’t have vaccines because it is a NATO member, Serbia is more open to China and Russia, but they also have “Pfizer” vaccines

We have an uncomfortable feeling because the whole Western Balkans is lagging behind with the vaccination, except Serbia, which has no NATO aspirations and is normally more open to the Eastern world, China and Russia, and makes its own agreements. And, we are a new NATO member country, we generally stick...

Macedonia 18.01.21 | 15:27

Zaev to get the first vaccines from Vucic, whom he called a man of Russia and said his government was nationalist

The Republic of Serbia will send aid of at least 8,000 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev informed Monday. On behalf of the Macedonian people, he thanked the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, the Serbian Government and the Serbian people for the friendly act of solidarity and informed...

Macedonia 29.12.20 | 20:42

While Europe and the world roll out Covid vaccines, Filipce is filming videos

Covid-19 vaccination has begun across Europe and the world, but not in Macedonia. As of December 26, all EU member states are already using the vaccine for immunization and curbing of the coronavirus pandemic. A few days ago, vaccination also began in Switzerland, as well as in neighboring Serbia. In...

Macedonia 25.12.20 | 10:46

Austria will donate portion of its vaccines to Macedonia, as a country from the Western Balkans

Macedonia, as part of the Western Balkans, will receive Covid-19 vaccines from Austria, which will set aside five percent of its own doses of vaccines for the countries in the region, Austrian Ambassador to the country Georg Voutsas said in his New Year’s greetings. We are optimistic about the...

Macedonia 12.12.20 | 10:06

Macedonia to get access to Covid-19 vaccines in 2022?

Nearly one billion doses of the leading candidates for the Covid-19 vaccine have been provided to low- and middle-income countries under the Covax program, the World Health Organization said. Covax is a WHO global initiative for the equitable distribution of stocks of future coronavirus vaccines in both...

Macedonia 06.12.20 | 10:34

Macedonia among the last to procure Covid-19 vaccines, which will mean more lost lives

While all countries are fighting for urgent and supply of Covid-19 vaccines, the incompetent Filipce announced that such vaccines could arrive in March next year. That means lost time, and that will lead to more lost lives, reacted VMRO-DPMNE. The party adds that the first vaccines are already arriving...

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 09:41

Dr. Grozdanova: Macedonia to receive Covid-19 vaccines for only 20% of the population

It is likely that in the first months of 2021 Macedonia will receive whichever COVID-19 vaccine gets approved first by the COVAX Facility, according to the state university’s Faculty of Pharmacology professor Aleksandra Grozdanova, who chairs the National Committee on Immunization. The agreement...