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Finland has recorded 8 cases of complications after COVID-19 vaccination

In Finland, doctors have recorded eight cases of complications after vaccination against coronavirus. This is reported by the National Institute of Health and Welfare (THL).

As noted, in three of the eight cases, there were serious undesirable effects.

For example, severe allergic reactions or anaphylactic shock, which is one of the most dangerous complications of drug allergies.

According to THL, about 45,000 residents of the country have already been vaccinated against the new infection. At the same time, a total of 4.5 million people in Finland are subject to vaccination.

The popularity of the Finnish Prime Minister has seriously decreased

The policy of the Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin (Social Democratic Party) is supported by 55% of the population, on November 20, with reference to the results of a poll by Kantar TNS, the YLE TV and Radio Company reported.

In the spring, the popularity of the head of the Finnish government was at 69%, which indicates a gradual drop in the rating of the country’s leader. Experts note that now the popularity of the Prime Minister is expressed by supporters of all parties that make up the coalition government: the ruling Social Democratic Party, the Union of Left Forces, Center, Greens, and the Swedish People’s Party.

Dissatisfaction with Sanna Marin’s policy was expressed by 35% of respondents.

Sociologists also found that 60% are ready to go to the upcoming spring elections to local authorities in Finland. Mostly elderly people want to vote, while only half of the young people under 30 are ready to go to the polls in the spring.

The study involved 1252 people, the composition of the sample by age and sex corresponded to the population of Finland. The survey was conducted using the method of computer dialing.

Finnish prime minister to go to quarantine after EU summit

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin will go into quarantine after returning from the EU summit in Brussels. This was reported by the MTV3 TV channel.

The entire Finnish delegation, including Marin, according to him, in the evening will pass the test for coronavirus and then — a retest in three days, as provided by the rules adopted in Finland for returnees from countries where the number of infected per 100 thousand people in the last two weeks exceeds 25 (including Belgium). The second test is necessary in order to be exempt from 14-day quarantine after arrival in the country. However, it must be done not earlier than 72 hours after entry. The home quarantine must be followed until the result is obtained.

According to the channel, in case of a negative result, Marin can start working as usual already on Tuesday.

The number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus in Finland increased by 141 per day, reaching 10 244. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 344 fatalities have been recorded in the country. According to recent estimates, the pace of the pandemic in Finland is accelerating, the situation has begun to deteriorate in many regions.

From March 19 to May 13, Finland closed its borders to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Since September 19, the country has allowed entry without the need to be quarantined from countries where the number of cases of coronavirus is 25 per 100 thousand people in the last two weeks. Later, for countries where this threshold has been exceeded, entry without quarantine may be allowed with a negative coronavirus test passed in advance. This measure will apply only to the EU countries, the Schengen zone, and states from the list of third countries drawn up by the EU, and will not apply, in particular, to Russia and the USA.