Health – Munich – Vaccination summit should improve the pace in the fight against Corona – Bavaria

Munich (dpa / lby) – In the hope of more speed with the corona vaccinations in the Free State, the state government is inviting experts and local politicians to the vaccination summit today (10:00 a.m.). The video conference is primarily about how more primary vaccinations can be carried out again in Bavaria. In the past few weeks, due to the lack of vaccines in the vaccination centers, there were mainly only second vaccinations. But after the manufacturers promised more vaccine for the coming weeks, the pace should now be increased again.

“Half a year after the start of the corona vaccinations, this second Bavarian vaccination summit is an important clock comparison of all groups involved,” said a spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Munich. The starting position after six months is positive. “Today we can say that every second inhabitant of Bavaria has been vaccinated at least once, and every third person already has full vaccination protection.”

In addition to Prime Minister Markus Söder and Health Minister Klaus Holetschek (both CSU), around 20 representatives from the medical profession, pharmacies, municipalities, science and business are invited to the video conference.

According to the spokesman, the talks are also about strategic questions: “Basically, we want to see where we stand and where we have to set the course for the upcoming, important phase of the vaccination campaign and the goal of the widespread delta variant wherever possible Put a stop to it. “

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