Czech Republic: No plan to buy vaccines not approved by EU
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Czech Health Minister Jan Blatný says the government is not considering buying coronavirus vaccines outside the framework of a joint European Union contract, reported the Czech Radio.
The EU has only approved two vaccines to date. Blatný said he had nothing against vaccines from other countries, such as Russia or China – if they had undergone EU tests.
His predecessor as minister, Roman Prymula, said however that the Czech Republic would consider purchasing other vaccines. His comment came in response to a question regarding Hungary's independent acquisition of a Russian-made vaccine.
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