On Saturday, December 26, Hungary began vaccination against COVID-19. The country was the first in the European Union to do so, the rest will be vaccinated from December 27.
It is reported by Politico.
A drug against coronavirus was administered to workers in hospitals in Budapest. The first to be vaccinated was the doctor of the central hospital “Del Pest” Adrienne Kertes.
Note that the vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech was the first to be approved in the EU. It happened on December 21st.
Already from December 27, other European countries will begin to vaccinate those at risk. Among them are France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Portugal, Spain.
Earlier, on December 18, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an approval for the use of the coronavirus vaccine to the American company Moderna under an expedited emergency procedure.