EC clears EUR 250 mln in funding for vaccines, healthcare overtime pay

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The European Commission said it approved EUR 250 million in funding for Hungary to buy 13m jabs of Covid vaccines and pay compensation to doctors and nurses who worked extra hours during the pandemic, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

The vaccine funding may be used to acquire jabs authorized by the European Medicines Agency.

The financial compensation for overtime will go to around 7,000 doctors and nurses.

Hungary will get the funding in the framework of its national Human Resource Development Operative Program.

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