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Inoculation of Sotiria medical staff to begin on Dec 27

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The inoculation of doctors and medical staff at Sotiria Hospital in Athens will begin on December 27, Mina Gaga, director of the hospital’s 7th pulmonary clinic, told Skai radio on Friday.

Gaga said all hospital workers have said they will have the Covid-19 vaccine as soon as it becomes available.

“It is the only way to ensure everyone is protected,” she said.

Vaccinations at Sotiria will reportedly mark the launch of Greece’s immunization program.

In its daily bulletin on Thursday, the National Organization for Public Health (EODY) announced 78 deaths and 1,155 new inflections in the 24-hour period. The number of intubated patients stood at 542.