The Netherlands is the first country to vaccinate medical professionals and personnel caring for the elderly and people with special needs.
The Netherlands became the last country in the European Union to begin vaccinating against the coronavirus. The first person to receive the vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech was Sanna Elkadiri, an employee of a nursing home writes Reuters.
The 39-year-old health care worker was vaccinated live.
The vaccine will then be given to caregivers of people with disabilities, as well as medical staff at hospitals and emergency stations.
Earlier, Dutch Health Minister Hugo de Jonge announced that vaccination against coronavirus in the country will begin on January 6.
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We previously reported that there was an outbreak of “British” coronavirus in the Netherlands. Most of those infected with mutant COVID-19 have not visited the UK, but some may be linked to each other