The Vaccination Center at the State Exhibition was visited today (07/04) by the President of the Republic, Nikos Anastasiadis.
In his statements, President Anastasiadis stated that he considered that he should visit a Vaccination Center. "This is where the community firewall is built. "Here with the health workers who make great efforts," he said.
"I do not ignore the work of the front line people, so on Friday I will visit the Reference Hospital. "I am happy because I see a wonderful organization. I see the people being served," he said.
President Anastasiadis expressed the hope that the vaccination program would continue unhindered. "I hope that people up to the age of 45 will be vaccinated by the beginning of May. "With the hope that in June our economy will be completely open, but strict observance of the protocols".
Asked about citizens who refuse to be vaccinated, President Anastasiadis said that "their opposition is respected, but the right to life must be fully respected. The vaccine saves lives. "Let them visit hospitals to see what is happening."
Regarding the possibility of purchasing vaccines from other companies, the President said that the Minister of Health has been authorized to negotiate with other companies if necessary, such as Sputnik-v.
Finally, he said that orders have been placed for a population of two million.