98-year-old Holocaust survivor vaccinated in Thessaloniki


Thessaloniki resident Zana Santikario Satsoglou, who is 98 years is a survivor of the Holocaust in Auschwitz, was the first resident of a nursing home in the northern port city to get the COVID-19 jab on Tuesday.

Teams from the National Public Health Organization (EODY) started vaccinating elderly care unit residents in Thessaloniki.

Zana Santikario Satsoglou.

The president of EODY, Panagiotis Arkoumaneas, was also present during the vaccinations, which took place in the morning at the Saul Modiano Nursing Home.

Nursing home vaccinations began on Monday in Athens, with a 95-year-old being the first to get the jab.


Simultaneously, the three-phased vaccination of health workers in National Health System hospitals continued on Tuesday.

It also comes as Greek leaders, including Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, have been vaccinated.

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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis being vaccinated.