For a large number of old people in nursing homes, a Corona vaccination is likely to be given a little earlier than expected. That is because about half of the nursing staff in Germany have decided to forego the “privilege” of being vaccinated against Corona first.
German weekly Spiegelcitedinformation from the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians. According to the report, fear of the vaccine isprevalentin the industry: no one wants to be a “guinea pig”.
This is despite the fact that German Health Minister Jens Spahn had tried hard very hard to sell the vaccine. At a press conference in Berlin, the health minister said, according toÄrzteZeitung: “It’s a matter of common sense. People who work in the healthcare sector have a special responsibility. It’s about protecting the people you care for.”
His warning has obviously been of little use. While nursing staff…
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