Czech Prime Minister Andrei Babis at the Central Military Hospital in Prague received a second vaccination against coronavirus with the vaccine of the American company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech.
On Twitter, he said that he was feeling well and urged fellow citizens not to be afraid of vaccination. According to him, 58% of the country’s residents are already showing interest in the COVID-19 vaccine.
As noted TASSBabiš became the first person in the Czech Republic to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. He received the first dose of the drug on December 27, launching the vaccination process in the country.
The Czech Republic is currently receiving two types of vaccines. In addition to Pfizer and BioNTech, a vaccine from the American company Moderna is being delivered to the country. However, Pfizer / BioNTech’s supply of the drug is expected to decline in the next three weeks. In this regard, there are calls in the country’s parliament to start negotiations on the purchase of Russian and Chinese vaccines.
By the end of the coming summer, the Czech authorities plan to vaccinate about 70% of the country’s inhabitants against coronavirus.
Earlier it was reported that the Russian drug “Sputnik V” the President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez was vaccinated. The same inoculation was given by the head of Guinea, Alpha Conde. He became the first African leader to give preference to a vaccine from the Russian Federation.