Hungary lends 100,000 COVID jabs to Czech Republic

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó delivered 100,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine that Hungary is lending to the Czech Republic to Prime Minister Andrej Babis in Prague on Thursday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Babis acknowledged the Hungarian government's assistance at an inoculation center in the capital. 

A month earlier, Hungary lent the Czech Republic 41,000 COVID jabs.

Hungary, Austria, and Slovenia made a joint pledge in April to supply the Czech Republic with coronavirus vaccine after the country's order volume from Brussels was reduced following a redistribution compromise.

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