Pfizer/BionNTech Vaccine: Preliminary efficacy data published – found to be 90% effective.

BioNTech and Moderna begin the development of their vaccines, based on RNA technology.

The vaccination campaign officially started in Romania.

Head of the Department for Emergency Situations, Raed Arafat, announced a ban on all indoor or outdoor activities involving the participation of more than 1.000 people. These restrictions are valid until 31 March, when a new assessment would be made.

The Romanian government announced several preventive measures which included the designation of five hospitals as isolation centers for new cases, purchase and placement of thermal scanners in international airports, and especially designated lines for passengers coming from areas affected by COVID-19 outbreak.

All the airway companies are suspending their scheduled flights or connecting flights to China.

Canada health regulator approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.

Trump says he and first lady tested positive for coronavirus.

WHO experts to visit China to plan COVID-19 investigation.

The Ministry of National Education has distributed only 64.270 tablets, of a total of 250.000 promised. Anisie announces that students will no longer take their theses in the 2020–2021 school year, which will be replaced by a summative evaluation.