Poland sends medics and shares supplies to vaccinate NATO HQ
"Poland is a strong Ally who has provided support to many other Allies and partners in our joint fight against the pandemic" - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Twitter after Poland decided to send 20 medics and share its own supply of AstraZeneca vaccine to inoculate staff at the NATO headquarters. "We've always been a loyal and reliable NATO ally" - PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Facebook.
The chief PM Morawiecki's office Michał Dworczyk said on Sunday that vaccinations at the NATO headquarters would take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. "A team of Polish doctors, paramedics and nurses will be taken there by a special government plane. They will vaccinate more than 3,500 employees" - he said and added the team would be composed of more than 20 medics.
"Poland is a reliable and serious partner in NATO, and that's why when the secretary general of the alliance asked prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki for help and assistance in vaccinating the NATO Headquarters, the PM decided to provide it" - Mr Dworczyk said.
He also said that the medical team would use AstraZeneca shots from Poland's own supply.
"We've always been a loyal and reliable NATO ally" - PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Facebook.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed the news on Sunday afternoon on Twitter.
"I am grateful to Poland and PM Morawiecki for readiness to support COVID-19 vaccination at NATO HQ. Solidarity and resilience are at the heart of NATO. Poland is a strong Ally who has provided support to many other Allies and partners in our joint fight against the pandemic" - wrote NATO Secretary General.
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