Stars and Stripes stripes.com 13 Jan, 2021 17:00 am

Military in Europe finishes its first round of coronavirus vaccinations

Military in Europe finishes its first round of coronavirus vaccinations
The U.S. military in Europe has finished administering its first batch of coronavirus vaccinations to select health care workers and first responders, health officials said Tuesday.

military in Europe has finished administering its first batch of coronavirus vaccinations to select health care workers and first responders, health officials said Tuesday.“By and large, we’ve administered all the vaccine we were given in this initial distribution phase,” said Gino Mattarano, a spokesman for Regional Health Command Europe, which oversees 11 health care facilities.Those vaccines will go to more health care workers and first responders, as well as the next group of recipients — deploying troops and those with “critical national capabilities,” Mattarano said.” The clinic at Ramstein Air Base in Germany also vaccinated hundreds of health care workers and first responders after receiving its doses Dec.

naval hospital in Naples began vaccinating health care workers Friday.SHAPE and Brussels health care facilities last week received “a small amount of COVID vaccine,” officials said.

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