Corona vaccination: teachers and educators get their turn earlier | NDR.de – Nachrichten – Hamburg

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Status: 02/23/2021 6:40 a.m.

Teachers at primary schools and special needs schools as well as educators should be vaccinated earlier.  The  federal and state health ministers agreed on this on Monday.

In the next few weeks they will still not get their turn, according to the Hamburg social welfare authority. © www.de24.news

 The  approximately 60,000 employees of the Hamburg schools and daycare centers are now sliding up into the second vaccination group. However, around 200,000 Hamburgers are already waiting there. Because there is not enough vaccine for everyone now, there will also be a sequence within this vaccination group.

Frauke Reinig stands in front of a Hamburg background.  Photo: NDR / Lisanne Draegert

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Priority should still be given to those over 80 years of age for the vaccine from Biontech, or those over 75 years of age in the second vaccination group. © www.de24.news

 The  AstraZeneca agent is then primarily used for the professional groups that are now also called up. A good 40,000 doses of this can probably be administered in Hamburg in March. Not even enough to meet the needs of resident doctors, midwives and health care workers.

Vaccinations for pre-ill patients

People with serious pre-existing illnesses are then also on the list before the teachers. In March there will therefore be no offer for teachers, educators, it is said from the social authority.

Further information

Detail of a syringe © Colourbox Photo: Skrypko levgen

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Alena Buyx from the German Ethics Council speaks at a press conference.  © picture alliance / dpa Photo: Michael Kappeler

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