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First 125,000 dozes of Covid-19 vaccine to arrive in Bulgaria at the end of 2020

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The first Covid-19 vaccines produced by Pfizer/BioNTech are expected to arrive in Bulgaria at the end of 2020 or the beginning of next year, this country’s Minister of Health Kostadin Angelov said at the meeting with Premier Boyko Borissov.

Vulnerable groups will be the first to get vaccinated. Medics, Police officers, teachers and seniors accommodated in care homes will be able to take Covid-19 vaccines first. 

Bulgaria has done the necessary preparations to receive 125,000 dozes of the vaccine which needs to be stored at about -70 degrees Celsius. Premier Borissov again underlined that vaccines will be voluntary and free, BTA reports.


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