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Serbia calls citizens of neighboring countries to come and receive COVID-19 vaccine

Christian Fernsby |
Authorities in Serbia have urged everyone from surrounding countries to come and get vaccinated without any notice and without conditions about the place of residence or citizenship.

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Topics: SERBIA   

A large number of citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Northern Macedonia have decided to vaccinate against coronaviruses in Serbia with the Covishield vaccine, after the country announced that it did not need to announce its arrival early to receive the first dose, reports.

The Serbian government has announced that only a valid passport is required to cross the and that it is not necessary to have a negative PCR test. Furthermore, vaccination does not require any doctor's papers nor does it require the proof of citizenship or residence. It is implied that the person who comes to vaccination has not been seriously ill in the past 30 days.

The vaccination process takes place in Belgrade Fair Hall 3, located on The Boulevard of Vojvode Misic at number 14, and upon arrival it is necessary to show a passport, fill out forms and have a brief conversation with one of the doctors. The whole process last up to 30 minutes, including vaccination.

The vaccinated person stays in the waiting room for 15 minutes to see if any adverse reactions will occur. If all passes without problems, the person leaves the fair grounds. Opening hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Since the Covishield vaccine is given in two doses, vaccinated citizens will be subsequently noted, and all have been given a framework term for 12 weeks, according to the Serbian government.

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