Health Minister: Czechia to order 4 mn Covid-19 vaccine doses

The Czech government will buy some 4 million Covid-19 vaccines doses as soon as they become available, enough for 2 million people, Minister of Health Jan Blatný said on Sunday.

Speaking during a Czech Television debate programme, he said it would be sufficient to vaccinate 65-70% of the population, with priority given to the elderly and health workers.

Blatný warned that a large amount of misinformation about vaccines were circulating and he would lead an effort to counter that and explain the importance of a vaccination.

Author: Brian Kenety