January 14th According to a report by AFP on the 14th, Pope Francis and former Pope Bendix XVI received a coronavirus vaccine. It is reported that Francis is 84 years old and Benji XVI is 93 years old.
According to NBC News, Matteo Bruni, director of the Vatican’s Information Office, said in a statement that Pope Francis and former Pope Benedict XVI have been vaccinated against their first dose of the novel coronavirus vaccine, and it is not clear that they will be used. Which vaccine is approved?
The 84-year-old Pope had urged others to be vaccinated in a television interview, the report said. He said, “I think it is a moral choice, which is about one’s own health, life, and the lives of others.”
According to Vatican media reports on the 9th, Fabrizio Soccorsi, a personal doctor of Pope Francis, died of complications from the novel coronavirus. Sokosi was hospitalized in Rome on 26 December 2020 with a previous oncology disease, and it is unclear when Sokosi last came into direct contact with Pope Francis.
Francis said in an interview on the 10th that the Vatican will start the vaccination of the novel coronavirus next week (i.e. this week), and he will also be vaccinated.