And Turkey has so far relied on the Chinese vaccine produced by Sinovac.
Norway warns of the dangers of vaccinating the very elderly
The health authorities in Norway have warned of the risks of vaccination against Covid-19, saying that the process may be very risky for the elderly and patients over the age of eighty.
The Norwegian Medicines Agency warning comes after 23 people died shortly after receiving the vaccine against the Covid-19 epidemic.
Al-Wakat said that among the deaths, 13 cases have so far been autopsied and studied, and preliminary results indicate that side effects may have contributed to severe reactions in the elderly and “weak”.
She added: “For those who are very weak, the side effects of the vaccine, even if they are mild, can have severe consequences.”
Norway has vaccinated 33 thousand people so far, and most of the vaccines that have used are from the Pfizer / Bionic vaccine, although health authorities have recently authorized the use of Moderna vaccine.
More than 30 million infections in Europe
Europe surpassed the 30 million officially recorded infection today, Friday, according to statistics provided by AFP, based on official data published by governments.
The number of countries included in the statistics is 52 countries, starting with Azerbaijan and Russia, and heading towards the West, thus becoming the most affected region in terms of the number of injuries in front of the United States of America / Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Britain bans travel to it from Latin America
Starting Friday, the United Kingdom bans entry to travelers from South America, Portugal and Cape Verde, after it recorded a new strain of Corona virus in Brazil.
British and Irish citizens and foreigners with residency visas in Britain will still be able to return but must be quarantined for a period of 10 days. The United Kingdom is taking these measures in light of a serious health crisis, as Thursday recorded 1,248 deaths due to Covid-19.
And on Wednesday, the number of deaths reached 1564, in a record number.
More than two million injuries in Germany
Germany has recorded more than 2 million cases of Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the Robert Koch Institute for Health Monitoring announced Friday, while the German Chancellor prompted a “significant” tightening of restrictions to curb the spread of the virus.
Germany, the most populous country in the European Union, counted 22,368 new infections with the new Corona virus during the past twenty-four hours, bringing the total number of infections to two million and 958. The country also recorded a thousand and 113 deaths during the same period of time, bringing the total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country to 44,994.
And the country reached this threshold, as it called Merkel To impose greater restrictions on public life to control the epidemic. During a meeting of senior officials in her party on Thursday, the chancellor said that the virus could only be curbed “through substantial additional measures.”
She expressed her fear of the virus strain that was recently detected in Britain and is more contagious than the main emerging corona virus, stressing that citizens should quickly reduce their social contact with others.
Germany did well during the first wave of the epidemic, but the second wave struck it to the core, although it had imposed a partial lockdown since the beginning of November.