Covid-19 in Austria: Additional Doses Speed Up Vaccination Campaign

Lifestyle & TravelHealth ♦ Published: April 16, 2021; 15:55 ♦ (Vindobona)

Due to the additional Covid-19 vaccine doses from BionTech/Pfizer for the European Union, Austria is able to speed up its vaccination program. According to Austria's Chancellor Kurz, 6 million people in Austria can get their first vaccination by mid-July.

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announces a sped up vaccination program for Austria. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Dragan Tatic

With the announcement of the additional 1 million Covid-19 doses from BionTech/Pfizer for Austria, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his team have subsequently slightly adapted the vaccination plan for Austria.

In a press conference, Chancellor Kurz gave an overview of the vaccine deliveries expected in the coming weeks:

"With one million more doses from BionTech/Pfizer, we…