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2021-02-17T16:00:02+00:00

Coronavirus outbreaks in Spain’s care homes fall by half thanks to vaccination drive

Coronavirus outbreaks in Spain’s care homes fall by half thanks to vaccination drive
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The mass vaccination of care homes – the first priority group of Spain’s vaccination drive – is beginning to have an effect, with contagions falling. According to the Health Ministry, last week 103 coronavirus outbreaks were reported in such residences, which include care homes for people with disabilities and senior residences. This is half the number recorded the previous week.

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