COVID-19 vaccination in the EU – level 1

08-09-2021 15:00

Ursula von der Leyen is the president of the European Commission. She has good news this week. She says that 70% of adults in the EU are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means that they get two shots of a vaccine.

The number is high. It is better than people think. The number does not include children and teenagers. It is important that more people get a vaccine. It will help stop new types of the coronavirus.

The EU sends vaccines to other countries in the world. All people must be able to get vaccines against COVID-19.

Difficult words: adult (someone who is not a child anymore), vaccinate (to get a vaccine which is a medicine that stops you from being sick), include (to make something a part of a group).

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