Germans will be 'vaccinated, cured or dead': minister

AFP , Monday 22 Nov 2021

Most Germans will be "vaccinated, cured or dead" from Covid in a few months' time, Health Minister Jens Spahn warned Monday, urging more citizens to get jabbed.

German Health Minister Jens Spahn
German Health Minister Jens Spahn attends a press conference in Berlin on November 22, 2021, on the vaccinations amid the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. AFP

"Probably by the end of this winter, as is sometimes cynically said, pretty much everyone in Germany will be vaccinated, cured or dead," Spahn said, blaming "the very contagious Delta variant".

"That is why we so urgently recommend vaccination," he added.

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