Corona vaccinations: Hamburg now in the top group | NDR.de – Nachrichten – Hamburg

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Status: 02/22/2021 2:09 p.m.

Hamburg is now at the top when it comes to vaccination rates in a national comparison. This is probably also due to the fact that AstraZeneca’s corona vaccine is much better received than in other federal states.

More than 82,000 Hamburgers have now received at least one first dose of vaccine. That corresponds to 4.5 percent of the population. Only Thuringia has so far also achieved this quota. According to the social authority, the reason is the rush to the vaccination center on weekends. Even before the official call to the resident doctors on Monday, the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians invited the doctors to the vaccination center. Exceptionally, even without an appointment, the doctors were able to get the active ingredient from AstraZeneca at the weekend.

AUDIO: Hamburg is ahead in the country comparison for corona vaccinations (1 min)

This vaccine is now also given to Hamburg residents from the second vaccination group, because in Germany it is only approved for people under 65 years of age. According to the latest studies from England, even the first injection protects very well against the course of serious illness.

Vaccination offers for other professional groups

In Hamburg, resident doctors, practice staff, ambulance workers as well as police and law enforcement officers are now called on to take corona vaccinations. © www.de24.news The  social authority announced on Monday that they are exposed to an increased risk of infection due to their activities and can now make appointments at the central vaccination center. Appointments should be made by telephone on 116 117, stating the professional activity. It is necessary to prove the activity with an employer certificate. © www.de24.news

 The  right to vaccinate will only be bindingly determined at the vaccination center.

Relatives from obstetrics and the public health service should also receive an offer as soon as possible and people with relevant previous illnesses should be considered.

Further information

Syringe with corona vaccine is administered.  © picture alliance / Jens Büttner Photo: Jens Büttner

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 The  Lower Saxony Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians demands that all doctors who come into contact with patients can be vaccinated immediately. More corona news in the live ticker. more

A virus hovers in front of a crowd (photo montage) © panthermedia, fotolia Photo: Christian Müller

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