Posts tagged as Covid-19 vaccine

Latvian society must cooperate to keep schools open

Thursday, October 1, 2020

All members of society must be careful and comply with safety measures to limit COVID-19 in order to keep schools open for as long as possible, Health Minister Ilze Viņķele said in an interview on Latvian Radio October 1. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) has indicated that, despite the r   ecord number of cases   confirmed on Wednesday, the situation is under control and outbreaks are localized. Due…

Lithuania to contribute €2.5m in EU’s search for Covid-19 vaccine

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Lithuanian government has agreed to contribute 2.5 million euros to the EU’s Emergency Support Instrument (ESI) to accelerate the creation of a Covid-19 vaccine. ESI funds are used to support potential vaccine producers, and finance part of development as well as production capacity costs. “This is not paying for the vaccine itself,” Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga told the Cabinet on Wednesday. “The European Commission is thus funding potential vaccine…