Posts tagged as vaccines

Latvian donated vaccines to Tunisia

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Latvian Television reported July 28, that the first batch of vaccines that Latvia decided to donate has departed to Tunisia. The pace of vaccination against Covid-19 has dwindled quickly. Therefore, there is still a large number of newly imported vaccines in storage rooms, which are now approaching their expiry date. For these vaccines stored in the company’s Magnum Medical warehouse refrigerator, the expiry date is until August 31. It is clear…

Latvia plans to purchase Covid vaccines for next two years

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Latvia has agreed to buy Covid-19 vaccines for the purpose of booster shots, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš told Latvian Television July 14. “For the booster, we have agreed to buy vaccines for the next two years. The European Commission has started [negotiations] or has already signed a contract with three manufacturers. Consequently, we have provided vaccines for the future, the booster is being planned,” the Prime Minister said. He said that…

Latvia to donate thousands of AstraZeneca vaccines to other countries

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Latvia will donate 165,600 doses of the manufacturer AstraZeneca vaccines against Covid-19 to five countries, Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts (Development/For!) said at the press briefing after the government meeting on July 6. He said that the same vaccines have also been donated by Latvia’s neighbours, Lithuania and Estonia, and Latvia has decided to donate the vaccines to Georgia, Moldova, Albania, Montenegro and Kenya. Pavļuts explained that the stocks of vaccines are…

Latvia to donate AstraZeneca vaccines

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Latvia will donate 165,600 doses of the manufacturer AstraZeneca vaccines against Covid-19 to five countries, Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts (Development/For!) said at the press briefing after the government meeting on July 6. He said that the vaccines have also been donated by Latvia’s neighbours, Lithuania and Estonia, and Latvia has decided to donate the vaccines to Georgia, Moldova, Albania, Montenegro and Kenya. Pavļuts explained that the stocks of vaccines are large…

Sixteen and seventeen-year-olds can apply for their Covid-19 jab in Latvia

Monday, May 17, 2021

According to Latvian Health Ministry, starting Monday, May 17, sixteen and seventeen-year-olds can apply for their Covid-19 jab. Young people will receive the vaccines developed by Pfizer/BioNTech. Applications are open on manavakcina.lv or phone 8989, or family doctor’s practices, if the particular office has the Pfizer vaccine available. According to the Central Statistical Bureau, there are 36,226 people of sixteen and seventeen years of age in Latvia. In accordance with…

Latvia receives batches of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines

Monday, April 19, 2021

On Sunday, April 18, and Monday, April 19, Latvia has received more doses of Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. 20,400 doses of Moderna vaccines were delivered Sunday and 11,700 doses of Pfizer vaccines were delivered Monday. Vaccines will be channeled for administering to four priority groups that have been receiving vaccines so far: medics, people over 60, people with chronic diseases, people living with severely ill children and caring for severely ill people,…

Latvia will get extra 210 000 Pfizer vaccines

Friday, April 16, 2021

By the end of the summer, Latvia will receive an additional 210 thousand doses of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19, the Ministry of Health said April 15. The additional vaccines, which are expected to start being delivered in the last week of April, will come to Latvia from a total of 50 million doses of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccines, which will be supplied by the manufacturer to the European Union (EU) in addition to…

Latvia: Next priority group will start getting jabs April 20

Friday, April 16, 2021

On Tuesday, April 20, the next priority group will start getting vaccines, Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts told Latvian Television April 16. The next groups eligible for vaccines are all teachers, the National Armed Forces, internal affairs staff and first response personnel, rescue services. Pavļuts said that as of April 20, all employees of educational establishments would be able to receive the vaccine, not only those currently working in close contact with…

Former President of Latvia: Vaccines should be accessible to the general population

Thursday, April 15, 2021

The possibility to get a vaccine should be given to everyone who wants it, former President of Latvia, doctor Valdis Zatlers told Latvian Television April 15. In his opinion, Latvia should abandon the principle of “you are entitled, you are not entitled” to a vaccine against Covid-19. Those people who want to be vaccinated should be given this opportunity as soon as possible, but those who do not may be left…

Daugavpils vaccines all booked after offering choice of manufacturer

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Daugavpils Regional Hospital allowed priority groups to choose one of the two vaccines at the hospital’s disposal  – AstraZeneca or Pfizer, and the doses are ‘all booked’ at the hospital, Rus.LSM.lv reported April 14. “I’m satisfied. People have booked 300 doses in two days,” Grigorijs Semjonovs, the head of the hospital. “The main thing we wanted is to increase population activity. And we have succeeded. Two days ago, I had 250…