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Germany: Second COVID-19 vaccination centre opens in Berlin

Germany, Berlin
January 15, 2021 at 13:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

The German capital's second coronavirus vaccination centre opened its doors for the second day at the Erika-Hess ice stadium in Berlin's Wedding, on Friday.

Security personnel, supported by police forces, were spotted at the entrance of the stadium, where many taxis arrived in the early hours of the day. Starting on Friday, the coronavirus vaccine made by the US company Moderna is expected to be delivered at the Wedding centre.

Earlier on Thursday, as many as 120 patients over the age of 80 received their BioNTech/Pfizer shots inside the facility, where up to 1,300 jabs could be administered daily.

The first batch of the Moderna vaccine arrived in Germany at the start of the week. Moderna is the second coronavirus vaccine approved in the EU after the BioNTech/Pfizer jab was given the green light in December.

Germany: Second COVID-19 vaccination centre opens in Berlin02:07
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The German capital's second coronavirus vaccination centre opened its doors for the second day at the Erika-Hess ice stadium in Berlin's Wedding, on Friday.

Security personnel, supported by police forces, were spotted at the entrance of the stadium, where many taxis arrived in the early hours of the day. Starting on Friday, the coronavirus vaccine made by the US company Moderna is expected to be delivered at the Wedding centre.

Earlier on Thursday, as many as 120 patients over the age of 80 received their BioNTech/Pfizer shots inside the facility, where up to 1,300 jabs could be administered daily.

The first batch of the Moderna vaccine arrived in Germany at the start of the week. Moderna is the second coronavirus vaccine approved in the EU after the BioNTech/Pfizer jab was given the green light in December.

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