Migrant children vaccinated in Lesvos 2

A mass vaccination program for migrant children in Lesvos, completed its first round over the weekend.

The National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced it provided the first or repeat shots of MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella/German measles) to over 2,000 children at Moria hotspot.

Future phases include vaccinations at Samos and Leros islands migrant reception centres in the first half of August. On Monday (July 27), EODY will begin vaccinations of children at reception centres on the mainland (Attica and northern Greece), prioritising first shots over the repeat ones, in order to be finished by the start of the new school year on September 1.