Outbreak Declared in Almeria Nursing Home After Receiving First Vaccine

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AN outbreak has been declared in an Almeria nursing home after receiving the first does of the vaccine.

The first dose of the vaccine arrived at the nursing home on January 2. But only a week after residents have been vaccinated with the initial dose of the Pfizer vaccine, an outbreak has occurred.

The Ministry of Health and Families for Andalucia has stated that seven residents have become infected with COVID-19, but at this point only one has had to be hospitalised at the Torrecárdenas University Hospital. The other 6 residents are said to be asymptomatic and are being isolated.

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The second dose will be given around January 22, and after seven days the effectiveness is expected to exceed 90 per cent.


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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.

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