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Health Minister Stresses COVID-19 Vaccine Benefits

The Health Minister, Popi Kanari, emphasized the benefits of the COVID19 vaccine, stating that it significantly reduces the severity of symptoms in vaccinated individuals who contract the virus, particularly for the elderly. To address low vaccination rates among the elderly, mobile vaccination units have been deployed to nursing homes, and free masks and tests are being provided to reinforce safety protocols. The ministry remains proactive in preparing for future surges and aims to maintain control over the pandemic, prioritizing public health and safety.