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A 101-year-old woman in an care home became the first person in Germany to be inoculated against coronavirus, a day before the official vaccination campaign was scheduled to get under way in both Germany and the EU.
Edith Kwoizalla was one of about 40 residents and 10 staff in a care home in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt to receive a jab of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the home’s manager, Tobias Krueger, told AFP.
The vaccine is an essential key in conquering the pandemic. It is the key that will allow us to take back our lives.”