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Almost 30% of COVID-19 vaccines in Belgium have not been administered

Christian Fernsby |
Almost 30% of the COVID-19 vaccines delivered to Belgium have not been administered, according to data from the Sciensano public health institute.

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Up to 7 March, 1.461 million doses of vaccines were delivered to the country, according to the AFMPS, the federal agency in charge of medicines and health products.

However, only 1.044 million had been administered by 10 March, according to Sciensano.

Only 71.5% of the doses supplied have thus been used to vaccinate the population, and about 417,000 doses of vaccines are waiting in refrigerators, La Libre Belgique newspaper reported on Saturday.

The gap between the doses supplied and those administered was due to the need to keep a reserve to cover the second injection required for a vaccination to be complete, the daily explained.


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