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Spain aims for all care home residents to get first COVID-19 vaccine dose by end of week

MADRID, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Spain aims for all its nursing home residents to have received a first dose of vaccine against the coronavirus by the end of the week, Health Minister Salvador Illa said on Tuesday after a weekly cabinet meeting.

Since kicking off its vaccination campaign at the end of December, Spain has administered 406,091 doses of the double-dose Pfizer-BioNTech shot.

Reporting by Inti Landauro and Nathan Allen, editing by Andrei Khalip

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