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COVID-19 vaccine will be given in two doses, 21 days apart

 - Local - Dec 7 SHARE ON:

In a Ministerial Statement delivered by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health Chris Fearne, it was revealed that the COVID-19 vaccine will be given in two separate doses, 21 days apart.

Fearne also announced that a helpline will be announced in later days to cater to any queries and issues that may arise and while not mandatory, will initiate a campaign to elaborate on the importance of taking the vaccine.

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COVID-19 vaccine will not be mandatory

 - COVID-19 - Dec 7 SHARE ON:

Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Dr. Chris Fearne has just revealed Malta’s Covid-19 vaccine strategy during a special ministerial statement.

During his statement Dr.Fearne has once again highlighted the fact that while the COVID-19 vaccine will be administered for free, it will not be mandatory.

Watch the full ministerial statement below:

LIVE | Stqarrija Ministerjali mid-Deputat Prim Ministru u Ministru għas-Saħħa Chris Fearne dwar il-vaċċin tal-Covid-19

LIVE | Stqarrija Ministerjali mid-Deputat Prim Ministru u Ministru għas-Saħħa Chris Fearne dwar il-vaċċin tal-Covid-19

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BREAKING: Chris Fearne reveals COVID-19 vaccine strategy for early 2021

 - Local - Dec 7 SHARE ON:

In a ministerial statement delivered by Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne, it was stated that Malta will have access to vaccines from 6 pharmaceutical companies, in line with preparations from the European Union, with Pfizer, Modern and AstraZeneca appearing to be the most advanced vaccines.

Malta will have access to a minimum of 1,600,000 vaccines from the top pharmaceutical companies and will have the adequate facilities to receive the vaccine requiring cold-chain systems to maintain the appropriate sub-zero temperatures and accommodate the required cold chain system.

JANUARY: Vaccine will be given to health care workers, staff of elderly homes and mental institutions, along with elderly of over 85 years.

FEBRUARY: Vaccine to be given to other front liners and those over 80 in February with those of chronic illnesses, educators/childcare centres and elderly over 70 years.

After, the vaccine will be given to all citizens over 55 years and after that, the rest of the population.

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The fortress returns; Glitch Festival reveal 2021 dates

 - Culture - Dec 7 SHARE ON:

If everything goes well, 2021 looks like it’s going to be a good year with everything planned for a post-COVID Malta.

With that in mind, the ever-famous house & techno outing Glitch Festival have revealed their 2021 dates to be between the 13th and 16th August following this year’s postponement and cancellation of the event.

Taking place over 4 days, Glitch Festival is coming back stronger than ever with more exciting additions and our biggest…

Posted by Glitch Festival on Monday, December 7, 2020

This festival has welcomed world-famous acts from Carl Cox to Peggy Gou, Mall Grab, Bicep and so much more at the iconic Gianpula Village and we. are. EXCITED.

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