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Germany, Hungary first EU nations to administer COVID shots

Germany, Hungary first EU nations to administer COVID shots
The two countries started vaccinating in the hours after they received their first shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech shot.

The German inoculations began with 101-year-old Edith Kwoizalla, a resident at a nursing home in Halberstadt, in the northeast region of Saxony-Anhalt.“Every day that we wait is too many,” said the nursing home’s operator Tobias Krueger, who was also given the jab.Doctor Bernhard Ellendt, left, injects the COVID-19 vaccine to a nursing home resident in Halberstadt, Germany, on Saturday.The EU originally intended to have its 27 nations begin vaccinating Sunday, an effort which has its executive branch optimistic.

was the first country to begin vaccinating using Pfizer’s shot earlier this month.“The COVID-19 vaccine has been delivered to all EU countries.

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