More than 200 politicians would be vaccinated with AstraZeneca

After the vaccination freeze: According to a media survey, leading politicians are promoting trust in the AstraZeneca vaccine. And: Great Britain gave half of all adults the first dose of vaccine. The overview.

According to a media survey, more than 200 politicians assured that they would have the corona vaccine injected from AstraZeneca without hesitation . For example, Chancellery Minister Helge Braun (CDU) told the news portal Watson that all approved vaccines are effective and safe. As soon as it is his turn, he will be vaccinated – “gladly also with the vaccine from AstraZeneca“. According to the report, Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (CDU), as well as the heads of government of Berlin, Hamburg, Brandenburg and Hesse expressed themselves similarly to Braun . Also Chancellor Angela Merkelwould get vaccinated with AstraZeneca, as she said on Friday evening. She added: “But I want to wait until it’s my turn.”

The preparation can now be used again after a preventive vaccination stop. The European Medicines Agency (Ema) approved this on Thursday, but a new warning should be added. These are rare cases of blood clots in cerebral veins.

Family Minister Franziska Giffey (SPD) said: »The federal government is lined up. We get vaccinated when it’s our turn. I would also get vaccinated with AstraZeneca. To have the security of not having to die of Covid-19 is a good feeling. «Environment Minister Svenja Schulze , Labor Minister Hubertus Heil and Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht (all SPD) assured that they would like to be administered the AstraZeneca preparation, when it’s their turn.

According to the report, Saarland Prime Minister Tobias Hans (CDU) said he would have AstraZeneca injected – “without worries or concerns.” He has every confidence that the vaccines that have been tested and approved by experts are safe. SPD Deputy Chief Kevin Kühnert said about a possible vaccination offer with AstraZeneca: »Gladly. Always bring it on! «Bundestag Vice President Wolfgang Kubicki (FDP) said Watson:» It is extremely regrettable that confidence in this vaccine has dwindled. With more thoughtful communication, this loss of trust could possibly have been prevented. ”

Bishop to demos in Kassel: Corona rule violation endangers life

The bishop of the Evangelical Church of Kurhessen-Waldeck, Beate Hofmann, has condemned the riots during the protests against the corona policy in Kassel. »Freedom of expression is a valuable asset that we are committed to protecting. But behavior at a demo that disregards the corona rules and willfully accepts the risk of contagion is not a sensible expression of freedom of expression, but highly negligent and irresponsible, “said the bishop. Because this would drive up incidence values ​​further and the restrictions would persist. “Disregarding the corona rules endangers human life.”