Brussels, The European Union on Sunday formally began out rolling out a mass vaccination marketing campaign towards Covid-19.
The marketing campaign follows the authorization for the Pfizer-Biotech Covid-19 vaccine with the aid of using the European Commission and European Medicines Agency.
“The first vaccinations towards Covid-19 are starting throughout the European Union today,” European Commission stated in a tweet on Sunday
“We have acted in harmony for the duration of this pandemic. Today we start to show the web page in this chapter, together,” it added.
First Covid-19-vaccines arrived in EU member states on Saturday and in step with a record in BBC, a few international locations began out administering the jabs on Saturday itself.
“Today, we begin turning the web page on a tough year. The #COVID19 vaccine has been brought to all EU international locations. Vaccination will start the following day throughout the EU,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tweeted on Saturday.
“The EU vaccination days are a touching second of harmony. Vaccination is the lasting manner out of the pandemic,” she added.
She stated that the Pfizer-Biotech vaccine have been brought to all 27 member states.
More than 3,35,000 Covid-19 associated deaths had been stated from the EU so far.
The mass vaccination towards Covid-19 comes amid strict lockdown measures in lots of EU states.
Deliveries of the vaccine will keep in December and on a regular weekly foundation for the duration of the subsequent months.
Distribution of the entire 2 hundred million doses is scheduled to be finished with the aid of using September 2021, the European Commission stated.
The European Union has secured contracts for over billion vaccine doses towards Covid-19 from a number drug companies, stated the BBC record.