First Berliner vaccinated: “It has to be”

Gertrud Haase having breakfast in a retirement home in Berlin-Steglitz. The 101-year-old made headlines in the morning. She was one of the first Germans to receive the vaccine from Biontech and Pfizer as part of the nationwide vaccination campaign on Sunday.

Gertrud Haase
“I was before, the other days I was very nervous. I’ve got something else, that’s what I thought. Ah afterwards … it’s all so difficult. And so on. But it has to be.”

Gertrud Haase wasn’t afraid of the vaccination today.

Gertrud Haase
“I was before, the other days I was very nervous. I’ve got something else, that’s what I thought. Ah afterwards … it’s all so difficult. And so on. But it has to be.”

In Germany, vaccinations against the corona virus have now officially started in all federal states. Berlin’s health senator was relieved.

Dilek Kalayci, Gesundheitssenatorin Berlin.
“This is of course a great day, a moment that we will all remember. The first vaccine was given here in this nursing home and our first vaccinee was 101 years old. “

First of all, nationwide people over the age of 80 as well as nursing staff and hospital staff at particular risk are to be immunized. For this purpose, mobile vaccination teams in particular will be on the move. In the past few weeks, around 400 vaccination centers nationwide had also been built up out of the ground. Most of these will not be put into operation until the next few days.

In the old people’s home in Steglitz they now hope to be able to return to normal a little.

Gertrud Haase
“There have been so many deaths in nursing homes. And terrible. And that’s why it’s very good that you are vaccinated against it now. So a big advantage for us old people here, yes. “

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