Congratulations for Merkel's Astrazeneca vaccination: "We are proud of you!"

Reactions on Twitter and Instagram Congratulations for Merkel's Astrazeneca vaccination: "We are proud of you!"

Reactions on Twitter and Instagram: Congratulations for Merkel's Astrazeneca vaccination: "We are proud of you!"
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Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was vaccinated with the Astrazeneca vaccine in Berlin on Friday. In a tweet from government spokesman Steffen Seibert, it was said: “I am delighted that I received the first vaccination with AstraZeneca today. I thank everyone who is involved in the vaccination campaign - and everyone who is vaccinated. Vaccination is the key to overcoming the pandemic. ”Merkel is 66 years old and is therefore one of the group of people for whom vaccinations with AstraZeneca are still unreservedly recommended. The Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz was also vaccinated with the AstraZeneca preparation on Friday. There have been many discussions about the AstraZeneca vaccine so far, as cerebral vein thrombosis can presumably occur in very rare cases, especially in younger women. Therefore, this vaccine should no longer be used in anyone under the age of 60.

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Chancellor Angela Merkel received her first vaccination with a corona vaccine. She was vaccinated with Astrazeneca on Friday. The Chancellor is celebrated and congratulated on social media - but there is also criticism.

Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) was vaccinated against the corona virus on Friday. "I am pleased that I received the first vaccination with Astrazeneca today," said Merkel in a statement published by her spokesman Steffen Seibert on Twitter. "Vaccination is the key to overcoming the pandemic," Seibert quoted the Chancellor.

Merkel had repeatedly announced that she wanted to be vaccinated as soon as it was her turn - also with Astrazeneca. "I thank everyone who is involved in the vaccination campaign - and everyone who is vaccinated," she was now quoted by Seibert. According to the current vaccination priority, the 66-year-old is entitled to be vaccinated with Astrazeneca.

Astrazeneca's vaccine is currently only generally used in people over the age of 60. The reason for this is that, especially in younger women, cases of cerebral vein thrombosis in a temporal context are very rare vaccination occurred with the preparation.

Congratulatory messages for Angela Merkel

The news of Merkel's Astrazeneca vaccination is celebrated by users in social networks. There are congratulations and words of praise for the Chancellor.

At Twitter users commented under the tweet from government spokesman Seibert:

On too Instagram comment the users:

"Machine Angela Abla, I'm proud of you"

"It's high time we still need you !!"

"Mrs. Merkel you are a real role model for me as a woman! However hard everything may be in this pandemic, mastering it all takes nerves and strength first! I wish them only the best "

“Supi Habibi. We are proud of you"

"Congratulations on the vaccination"

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But there are also critical voices:

rw with AFP