Pope visits poor getting COVID jab in Vatican

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(ANSA) – VATICAN CITY, APR 2 – Pope Francis on Friday visited
poor and homeless people getting their COVID-19 jab inside the
Vatican.
    Marking Good Friday, the pope visited the Paul VI Room in the
Vatican where a vaccination station has been set up for homeless
people and others in economic difficulties, welcomed and
accompanied by various Roman associations.
    The pope greeted the doctors and nurses, watched the preparation
f the vaccine doses, and waited with people while they queued
for their shots, the Vatican press office said.
    Some 800 of the around 1,200 needy people who will get the
vaccine in the Vatican this week have now been vaccinated, the
office said. (ANSA).
   

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