WORLD Spanish gov't outlines COVID-19 vaccination plan

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Spanish gov't outlines COVID-19 vaccination plan

Xinhua

07:40, November 25, 2020

Spain's Health Minister Salvador Illa attends a press conference on the COVID-19 vaccination plan in Madrid, Spain, on Nov. 24, 2020. Spain's Health Minister Salvador Illa on Tuesday explained the government's plans to vaccinate the population against COVID-19 in 2021. Speaking at a press conference after the cabinet approved the plan, Illa said the vaccination would be completed in three stages. During the first stage between January and March, around 2.5 million people would receive the vaccine, starting with the elderly people and residential care workers, followed by other health workers and dependent people. (Photo by Borja Puig de la Bellacasa/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Nov. 24, 2020 shows a cabinet meeting at which the COVID-19 vaccination plan was approved in Madrid, Spain. Spain's Health Minister Salvador Illa on Tuesday explained the government's plans to vaccinate the population against COVID-19 in 2021. Speaking at a press conference after the cabinet approved the plan, Illa said the vaccination would be completed in three stages. During the first stage between January and March, around 2.5 million people would receive the vaccine, starting with the elderly people and residential care workers, followed by other health workers and dependent people. (Photo by Borja Puig de la Bellacasa/Xinhua)

Spain's Health Minister Salvador Illa (R) attends a press conference on the COVID-19 vaccination plan in Madrid, Spain, on Nov. 24, 2020. Spain's Health Minister Salvador Illa on Tuesday explained the government's plans to vaccinate the population against COVID-19 in 2021. Speaking at a press conference after the cabinet approved the plan, Illa said the vaccination would be completed in three stages. During the first stage between January and March, around 2.5 million people would receive the vaccine, starting with the elderly people and residential care workers, followed by other health workers and dependent people. (Photo by Borja Puig de la Bellacasa/Xinhua)

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez chairs a cabinet meeting in Madrid, Spain, on Nov. 24, 2020. Spain's Health Minister Salvador Illa on Tuesday explained the government's plans to vaccinate the population against COVID-19 in 2021. Speaking at a press conference after the cabinet approved the plan, Illa said the vaccination would be completed in three stages. During the first stage between January and March, around 2.5 million people would receive the vaccine, starting with the elderly people and residential care workers, followed by other health workers and dependent people. (Photo by Borja Puig de la Bellacasa/Xinhua)

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (C) chairs a cabinet meeting in Madrid, Spain, on Nov. 24, 2020. Spain's Health Minister Salvador Illa on Tuesday explained the government's plans to vaccinate the population against COVID-19 in 2021. Speaking at a press conference after the cabinet approved the plan, Illa said the vaccination would be completed in three stages. During the first stage between January and March, around 2.5 million people would receive the vaccine, starting with the elderly people and residential care workers, followed by other health workers and dependent people. (Photo by Borja Puig de la Bellacasa/Xinhua)

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