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World Coronavirus: Coalition plans a fine of up to 25,000 euros for pre-vaccinators

00:25  25 february  2021
00:25  25 february  2021 Source:   spiegel.de

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Read more: Coronavirus — What you should know about tests. People refusing to take a test could face a fine of up € 25 , 000 (, 000 ), depending on the federal state where they live, Spahn said on Thursday in Berlin. The tests, which are free of charge to the traveler, will be carried out by the German Red Cross right behind the passport and customs areas at airports. There are also plans to set up testing booths at the borders by motorways and train stations. Should an immediate test not be possible, because the test booths are closed, travelers are obliged to go for a test within 14 days and

BioNTech has said it is readying 12.5 million doses as European countries get set to start vaccinating their most vulnerable. Several EU countries will begin vaccinations this week, others will follow in the new year. Logistics will be key to guaranteeing coronavirus vaccines remain cold enough during delivery across Europe this week. Canada's health regulator gave an emergency approval to Pfizer's vaccine earlier this month. The country will receive up to 249, 000 doses of the vaccine in December. The country has started rolling out the vaccine to its healthcare workers.

In the past few weeks, several cases of unscheduled vaccinations became known. Such violations of the current regulation are apparently to be punished in the future.

  Coronavirus: Koalition plant bis zu 25.000 Euro Strafe für Impfvordrängler © Christoph Schmidt / dpa

Anyone who pushes against the corona virus when vaccinating should pay a fine of up to 25,000 euros in future, according to the will of Union and SPD . This provides for an amendment by the coalition for the law on the continued validity of the regulations on the epidemic situation of national scope, as the editorial network Germany (RND) reports. The information was confirmed to the news agency dpa in the evening from parliamentary groups. Accordingly, it was the SPD that pushed for such a regulation.

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to fight the bug amid criticism that his administration has bungled its response and failed to keep the American people clued in about the potential severity of the outbreak."[3] Shortly after the Trump administration requested the $ 2 . 5 billion, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer unveiled a plan for ".5 In the days leading up to the passage of the bill in the House and the Senate, negotiations had slowed down because of "partisan disagreements on providing affordable access to treatment."[5] One of the main issues that caused disagreement and slow-down of the bill was vaccine affordability.[3].

Russia is preparing to start a mass vaccination campaign against the coronavirus in October, the country's government has claimed. Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said clinical trials of a coronavirus vaccine candidate from the Moscow-based Gamaleya Institute were complete, Russian state news agency RIA reported Saturday. This acceleration of Russia's vaccine development could mean the country will become the first in the world to inoculate people against the virus, a huge milestone in combating a pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than 689, 000 people worldwide.

In the past few weeks, several cases of elected officials and other people had become known who had themselves vaccinated even though it was not their turn. These included mayors, district administrators, clergymen, fire fighters and police officers. According to the report, such violations of the vaccination ordinance will in future be classified as an administrative offense and punished accordingly.

Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn ( CDU ) announced in mid-February that he would be examining sanctions against pre-crowd. At the time, he pointed out that the Infection Protection Act already knew sanctions such as fines.

For most of the unscheduled vaccinations, the reasons for the remaining vaccination doses have been given. These cases have not yet been clearly regulated: the new federal vaccination ordinance also provides for exceptions to the prioritization "in individual cases", but does not contain any binding requirements for the distribution of vaccine residues.

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