Sweden’s vaccine coordinator Richard Bergström said COVID-19 vaccinations could begin as early as the first quarter of 2021, reported The Local.
The country has signed a deal to buy millions of doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine for next year and is working on deals for six other vaccines.
"We have bought more than we need, but that's a good problem to have. We will be able to sell to other countries," said Bergström.
People over the age of 70, healthcare workers and others with underlying symptoms will be prioritised, said Johan Carlson, general director of the country’s public health agency.
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