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Finland - 40% of persons over 80 vaccinated against COVID-19 coronavirus amid B1.1.7 surge - 3 week lockdown to start March 8 - February 23, 2021

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  • Finland - 40% of persons over 80 vaccinated against COVID-19 coronavirus amid B1.1.7 surge - 3 week lockdown to start March 8 - February 23, 2021


    Finnish expert: Status of Covid-19 vaccinations not as bad as public debate suggests

    FINLAND 23 FEBRUARY 2021


    THE STATUS of Covid-19 vaccinations is not as bad as it appears judging by the public debate, Sirpa Rinta, the director of pharmaceutical policy at Pharma Industry Finland, stated on YLE Radio 1 on Monday.

    The vaccination programmes have been criticised for lack of progress, in part because the vaccine deliveries have not been as large as initially expected.

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    https://www.helsinkitimes.fi/finland...-suggests.html


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    Thu, February 25, 2021, 4:50 AM?
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    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland will go into a three-week lockdown starting on March 8 and is prepared to declare a state of emergency, the prime minister said on Thursday, to try to stem a rising number of coronavirus cases.

    The lockdown will not include a curfew but will involve the closing of restaurants and ordering school students who are 13 or older to switch to remote learning, the government said.

    Prime Minister Sanna Marin said she is ready to declare a state of emergency next week, having discussed this with the president. Among other things, a state of emergency would allow closing restaurants, requiring health care workers to work longer hours and cancel their holidays.

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    https://www.yahoo.com/news/finland-t...095039042.html

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