Worldwide, according to the statistics portal Our World in Data, nearly 5.6 billion people have been vaccinated at least once against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. That’s more than half of the world’s total population, which had passed the 8 billion mark in November, according to UN calculations.
In the EU, according to figures from the EU health agency ECDC, some 338 million people (nearly 76 percent) have received at least one vaccination, 65 million of them in Germany, according to the German Federal Ministry of Health’s vaccination dashboard. More than 192 million vaccine doses against Corona have now been administered in this country, according to the report.
Vaccination coverage was higher in some Western EU countries, figures from the EU health agency ECDC show, for example, in Italy (84 and 76 percent) or Denmark (81 and 63 percent). In France
(79 and 61 percent) The figures and Austria (75 and 60 percent) are at a similar level.
In the eastern neighbours in Poland (60 and 33 percent), the Czech Republic (65 and 41 percent) or Hungary (63 and 40 percent), in some cases, significantly fewer people wanted to be vaccinated. © dpa/aerzteblatt.de
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