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France to give 100,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to the Czech Republic

France will provide 100,000 doses of the   from its quota to the , which is struggling with a recent spike in infection rates.





This is reported by DPA.

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said Paris has promised 100,000 doses of the Biotech/Pfizer vaccine, which is expected to be delivered in March.

Prague saw the move as a “gesture of solidarity”, which was also seen as a loan to be repaid from the country’s own quota at a later date.

The supply of vaccines ordered jointly by the is usually distributed among member countries on a per capita basis.

Israel previously donated 5,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine to the Czech Republic, which currently has the highest infection rate in the EU.

Babish warned of a ” total disaster “ in hospitals, and the strict regime is expected to be tightened.

On the eve of the Czech Republic, the daily increase in coronavirus infection for the first time in almost two months exceeded 15,000.



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