Denmark becomes World’s first country to stop the Covid-19 vaccination campaign 

The Scandinavian country has announced that it is temporarily stopping the vaccination process due to the low rate of infection in the country. By this, the country became the world’s first to stop the Coivd-19 vaccination program saying that the virus is under control. 

Denmark’s government took the decision to halt the program also due to high rates of immunization and falling infection numbers. The country’s National Board of Health said it would not be issuing invitations to citizens to get vaccinated after May 15. “Spring has arrived, vaccine coverage in the Danish population is high, and the epidemic has reversed,” Danish Health Authority said in a statement Wednesday announcing the move.

The vaccination program in this country was started back in 2020 December. From there till now, each step-first dose, a second dose, and booster doses have been inoculated to people with needs. As per the current report, 4.8 million people so far have been inoculated with Covid-19 both doses of vaccines and atleast 3.6 million have been given booster doses, health officials said.

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The country additionally posted steps to ease Covid-19 measures or restrictions including face mask use, elderly care, or in parts of the social sector. The Danish Health Division declared the situation is “favorable”: “We will continue to closely monitor the development of the epidemic, and we are ready to resume the general vaccination program if the need arises before a new outbreak begins. Covid-19 season in the fall,” he added.