2/26, 10:43 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Spahn praises German vaccination campaign

German Health Minister Jens Spahn praised his country's COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Friday as he spoke at a press conference alongside Robert Koch Institute head, Lothar Wieler.

Spahn noted that over 40% of vaccine doses were given to people over 80 and pointed out that almost all nursing home residents in Germany have been vaccinated within the first two months of the coronavirus vaccination campaign. Spahn said that overall more than 4% of the German population received one vaccine dose so far while over 2% received both doses. The country's population was 83.12 million according to data from 2020.

Meanwhile, Wieler called on everyone in Germany who is offered a COVID-19 vaccine to take it.

Breaking the News / VP