Germany intends to supply surplus vaccines against Corona to poor countries

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Germany intends to supply surplus vaccines against Corona to poor countries

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German states are planning to return at least 2.3 million doses of coronavirus vaccines to the federal government, amid a drop in vaccination requests, Die Welt newspaper reported.

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Today, Sunday, the newspaper said that a study conducted by it indicates that 14 states (out of 16) plan to return the doses and provide accurate data on their quantity to the Federal Ministry of Health tomorrow, Monday. And “Die Welt” stated that the regional authorities took this step because of the decline in the demand for vaccination among the population. She explained that the states want to abandon the doses of the “AstraZeneca” and “Johnson & Johnson” vaccines first of all, and they will be supplied to countries suffering from a shortage of vaccines.

Earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Berlin would supply 30 million doses of vaccines to poor countries until the end of this year.

According to the latest data of the German Ministry of Health, the number of fully immunized people against the Corona virus in the country has reached more than 45 million people, or 54.4 percent of the population.

Source: RIA Novosti





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