Vaccination campaign of the Asylum Centre Tübingen

The Asylum Centre Tübingen is organising a vaccination campaign together with the Department of Assistance for Refugees of the City of Tübingen on the initiative of Dr Mickeler. Anyone who would like to be vaccinated can come to Europastraße 37, room 25, on Wednesday, 1 September between 4 and 6 pm. The vaccinations will be carried out with Biontech. Those who would like to be vaccinated should bring their vaccination card with them. There will be language mediators and interpreters for the languages Dari, Farsi and Arabic, among others. Further information and invitation videos in German, Dari and Sorani at:… Read More

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Vaccination without appointment in the District of Tübingen

The vaccination bus from the Tübingen vaccination center is currently driving to many places within the District of Tübingen. Doctors in mobile teams from the German Red Cross (DRK) vaccinate on-site without an appointment. Those who want to get vaccinated only have to bring an identity document. First as well as second vaccinations are possible. Available vaccines are Biontech/Pfizer and Janssen (“Johnson&Johnson”), from which you can choose. From now until 5th September, stops in Starzach, Hirrlingen, Rottenburg-Dettingen, Bodelshausen, Mössingen-Öschingen, Kusterdingen and Tübingen-Hirschau are planned. You can find the current destinations and times of the vaccination bus online under https://www.tuebingen-impfzentrum.de/ tun21082601… Read More

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Corona vaccination recommended for 12- to 17-year-olds

The Standing Vaccination Committee (Stiko) has considered for a long time and now decided: They’re now also recommending a corona vaccination for 12- to 17-year-olds. The Stiko announced that their assessment is “that according to the current level of knowledge, the benefits of a vaccination outweigh the risks of very rare side-effects”. Among others, the Stiko draws this conclusion from data that was collected in US studies. There, almost 10 million children and youths have been vaccinated so far. In addition, the new delta variant of the virus has led to a “significantly higher risk” of infection for children and… Read More

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High vaccination rate among Tübingen students

According to a survey conducted by the University of Tübingen among more than 4,000 students, 74 percent of those questioned have already been fully vaccinated. 92 percent have already received their first vaccination. Only 3.7 percent said they would not get vaccinated under any circumstances. This willingness to be vaccinated is significantly higher than in the overall population in Germany. This was reported by the University of Tübingen in a press release. “The figures make it clear that the vast majority of students see the overwhelming benefit of a vaccination against Covid-19,” said Bernd Engler, Rector of the University of… Read More

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Controversy about corona vaccination for youths

All German states are supposed to offer vaccinations against COVID-19 to every youth between the ages of 12 and 17 – with thorough information in the vaccination centers or at the doctors. This was decided by the states’ and the country’s ministers for health. This decision has led to big discussions. The Standing Vaccination Committee wants more data The Standing Vaccination Committee (Stiko), which is located at the Robert-Koch-Institute, only advices that youths with a pre-existing disease, like diabetes, or who are heavily overweight (adiposity) get vaccinated. The Stiko does not yet want to issue a general recommendation. They don’t… Read More

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Tübingen vaccination center moves in mid-August

In the vaccination center in the Paul-Horn Arena at Tübingen Festplatz, interested people can get vaccinated spontaneously without an appointment until August 15. The vaccine hall will be closed from August 16. It will be moved to the Old Archeology of the University of Tübingen in Wilhelmstraße 9. Vaccinations will be carried out there from August 16 and probably until the end of September. Currently, appointments for the first vaccination in the Old Archeology can be booked via the homepage www.tuebingen-impfzentrum.de until August 31. Vaccination appointments until September 30 will follow. Appointments for the second vaccination can be booked immediately… Read More

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All vaccines available / wait between appointments can be shortened

The Tübingen vaccination center is expanding its range of services. First vaccinations of Biontech, Moderna and Astrazeneca are available now. A vaccination with the Janssen vaccine (Johnson and Johnson) can also be booked, which only needs to be injected once. It is recommended for people aged 60 and over. Initial appointments for a vaccination can be booked at www.tuebingen-impfzentrum.de and the vaccine can be selected by the individual. The date for the second vaccination can be set directly at the vaccination center in the Paul-Horn-Arena on the Tübingen festival site. There are also new regulations for the second vaccination. Those… Read More

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Spontaneously go to Tübingen for vaccinations

It is easy to get vaccinated in Tübingen. From Monday, July 19, there is no need to make an appointment. Every day between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., those willing to be vaccinated can go to the vaccination center in the Paul-Horn-Arena at the fairground. It is sufficient to bring an ID card or passport and—if available—a vaccination certificate. The offer is valid for the first and second vaccination. The vaccine can be determined by yourself after the informative discussion. There are vaccines from Biontech, Moderna, Astrazeneca and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson). At Janssen, only one vaccination is necessary. Appointments… Read More

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Tübingen vaccination center open again

After the heavy thunderstorm at the end of June, the Tübingen vaccination center in the Paul-Horn-Arena closed. Starting Monday, July 12th, vaccinations will again be given in the gym at the festival place. This was announced by the vaccination center on its website. There are new recommendations on the intervals between the first and the second vaccination. They can be shortened. An earlier appointment for the second vaccination with the vaccines Biontech, Moderna and Astrazeneca can be booked over a link on their website. The link for the first vaccination can also be found there. Dr Martin Hollerried from the… Read More

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Vaccination card also digitally

People who are fully vaccinated soon won’t have to take the yellow vaccination card with them anymore. They can proof with their smartphone that their corona vaccination is complete. Baden-Württemberg begins using the digital vaccination card on Monday, June 14th. This was announced by the Ministry of Health. Starting on this day, vaccination centers hand out digital proof after the second vaccination. On it, there is a QR-code. The code can be read by the free CovPass-App or the Corona-Warn-App – both available in the app store – and uploaded onto the smartphone. The QR-code is also valid when printed… Read More

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Much interest in the vaccination news of tünews INTERNATIONAL

Since May 6th tünews INTERNATIONAL reports on specific questions about vaccinations against the Corona virus. Within one month the published online reports were accessed 123,709 times. People from the Arabic-speaking world as well as Afghanistan and Iran in particular made use of the 16 contributions. Editors of tünews INTERNATIONAL had collected reservations and rumours about vaccination among refugees. A vaccinator from Iraq and a vaccinator from Syria provided information on these questions in interviews. Ezdehar Zen Aldeen is a paediatrician, Saif Afat is a radiologist, both work at Tübingen University Hospital. They are currently working at the vaccination centre of… Read More

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Vaccination appointments are currently scarce

“No free dates were found in your region. Please try again later.”  This ad is read by many who currently want to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. There is currently too little vaccine available, so that many give up after several days of trying. This is how it goes for many people when they contact the vaccination centres via the Internet address www.116117.de or try to register via the telephone number 116117. Many no longer just look for appointments at the local vaccination centre, but accept long journeys. But there is not enough vaccine even far away. If there is… Read More

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Posts about corona vaccines

tünews INTERNATIONAL editor Bright Igbinovia has collected posts on social media sites that spread rumors about the Covid-19 vaccines. Some of these posts say, for example, that the human brain can be controlled with the RNA-vaccine or that vaccine tests on animals were stopped because too many of them died. CIA employees and Nobel prize winners are named as sources. Even normal corona rapid tests are sometimes said to have grave consequences. When searching for reliable information, tünews INTERNATIONAL sticks to physicians, who, as vaccination doctors, have knowledge about and experience with the vaccines. The interviews with them are available… Read More

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Vaccination traditions from the Orient

By Wolfgang Sannwald Currently millions of people worldwide are being vaccinated against Covid-19. Vaccinations against pathogens have been in existence for centuries, in Asia they are part of traditional medicine practices. This is presented in an essay from 2020 by the medicine historian Robert Jütte from Stuttgart. According to him, the philosopher Voltaire (1694-1778) reported from the Caucasus that women cut their six-month-old children in the arm and inserted in the wound a skin blister of smallpox infection from another child. The mild infection then protected their children permanently. Voltaire claimed that women complained in cases when they could not… Read More

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Dr Saif Afat: Vaccines against the coronavirus are more effective than those against the flu

Covid vaccines are significantly more effective than flu vaccines, explains Dr. Saif Afat in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Saif Afat came to Germany from Iraq in 2004. He is a vaccinator at the covid vaccination centre in Tübingen and received his own vaccination in January. People at the vaccination centre are frequently asking him about the effectiveness. He says that all vaccines against the coronavirus admitted in Germany have an effectiveness of more than 75 percent. This is a “very good result”. Flu vaccines have an efficacy of 50 to 60 percent because of the different virus strains,… Read More

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Dr. Saif Afat: The vaccination does not sterilize

Dr. Saif Afat personally knows women who are vaccinated against the coronavirus and became pregnant. The radiologist came to Germany from Iraq in 2004 and currently works, among other things, at the covid vaccination centre in the District of Tübingen. In a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL he explains that the alleged infertility is clearly a misinformation. He believes this is based on a putative similarity between the vaccine’s spike protein and a protein in the placenta. But that is no cause for concern, he said. The rumour makes no sense at all in his eyes, because women would also… Read More

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Dr Saif Afat: None of the vaccines alters the genetic material

The rumour that vaccines against the coronavirus alter genetic makeup is one Dr. Saif Afat has heard often, including at the covid vaccination centre. What people fear most is that the vaccine could cause cancer. The radiologist came to Germany from Iraq in 2004 and currently works, among other things, at the covid vaccination centre in the District of Tübingen. In a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL he points out that no study has proven such changes. When he received his own vaccination in January, he said, he wasn’t worried about that at all: “I trust in science.” He had… Read More

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Dr Saif Afat: None of the vaccines alters the genetic material

The rumour that vaccines against the coronavirus alter genetic makeup is one Dr. Saif Afat has heard often, including at the covid vaccination centre. What people fear most is that the vaccine could cause cancer. The radiologist came to Germany from Iraq in 2004 and currently works, among other things, at the covid vaccination centre in the District of Tübingen. In a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL he points out that no study has proven such changes. When he received his own vaccination in January, he said, he wasn’t worried about that at all: “I trust in science.” He had… Read More

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Dr. Saif Afat: Covid vaccines are proven to be effective

That the vaccines against the coronavirus are effective is obvious regarding the elderly who have already been vaccinated. Their proportion among covid patients has decreased significantly, explains Dr. Saif Afat in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Saif Afat came to Germany from Iraq in 2004. He is a vaccinator at the covid vaccination centre in Tübingen and received his own vaccination in January. He hears doubts about the vaccine’s effectiveness from time to time during his educational talks at the vaccination centre. But this is a rumour, he says. Vaccines are developed in a strictly controlled process. They only… Read More

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Dr. Saif Afat: People who cannot follow social distancing rules are at risk

People who live in community shelters often cannot follow the social distancing rules of the covid regulation. Therefore, those people are particularly at risk from the epidemic and are being vaccinated earlier than others, explains Dr. Saif Afat in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Saif Afat came to Germany from Iraq in 2004. He is a vaccinator at the covid vaccination centre in Tübingen and received his own vaccination in January. In community shelters, for example, several refugees often share one room, he says. They also share communal kitchens and bathrooms. There, encounters cannot be avoided and the virus… Read More

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Paediatrician Zen Aldeen: Corona vaccines undergo thorough testing

Corona vaccines are very safe, explains Ezdehar Zen Aldeen in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Zen Aldeen, who is originally from Syria, arrived in Germany four years ago. She currently works as a vaccinator in the corona vaccination center in the District of Tübingen and received her own vaccination three months ago. All contemporary vaccines pass the same process of admission as other medication. The corona vaccines contain no toxic substances and barely any animal material that could trigger allergic reactions. Therefore, the vaccination is very safe, states Zen Aldeen. Click here for the videos of tünews INTERNATIONAL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75yk8pmk_r3dSxYh6R6krg… Read More

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Dr Saif Afat: Vaccinating for quick immunity

“In order to quickly reach immunity, we have to vaccinate a lot,” explains Dr. Saif Afat in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Saif Afat came to Germany from Iraq in 2004. He is a vaccinator at the Covid vaccination centre in Tübingen and received his own vaccination in January. Afat states that people need to build a protection against the virus. They get it by surviving the infection. But the disease is often severe. However, sometimes people do not notice it, so they infect others without knowing it. All this could be prevented by vaccination. The doctor is convinced:… Read More

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Relaxations for vaccinated and recovered people

People who have been fully vaccinated against corona and those who have recovered from an infection are getting more freedom. They can meet, go shopping by appointment or go the hairdresser again without taking a test. The nightly curfews don’t apply to them anymore. They don’t have to go into quarantine anymore when returning from travel – except if they enter from an area with a virus mutation. This regulation applies starting Sunday, 9th April. This was announced by Federal Minister of Justice Christine Lambrecht. After this day, recovered or fully vaccinated people can meet again in private without limit.… Read More

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Paediatrician Zen Aldeen: No considerably big differences between corona vaccines

The currently admitted Covid-vaccines all are a big gain, explains Ezdehar Zen Aldeen in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Zen Aldeen came to Germany four years ago from Syria. She currently works as a vaccinator in the corona vaccination center in the District of Tübingen and received her own vaccination three months ago. She differentiates between the vaccines mainly on the basis of their method of production. On the one hand there are mRNA vaccines like BioNTech, Pfizer or Moderna. On the other hand there are vector vaccines like AstraZeneca or Johnson and Johnson. They differ slightly in effectiveness,… Read More

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Paediatrician Zen Aldeen: Medical educational talk against false rumors

People who are concerned by rumors about Covid-19-vaccines should absolutely make use of the medical educational talk before the vaccination against the coronavirus, explains Ezdehar Zen Aldeen in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Zen Aldeen, who is originally from Syria, arrived in Germany four years ago. She currently works as a vaccinator in the Covid vaccination center of the Landkreis Tübingen and received her own vaccination three months ago. Zen Aldeen herself wasn’t unsettled before her own vaccination. From her everyday life in the vaccination center, she knows rumors that circulate especially on Social Media. She hears of fears… Read More

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Paediatrician Zen Aldeen: corona vaccination unproblematic when wishing for children

Women who wish to have children can get vaccinated against the coronavirus. This was explained by pediatrician Ezdehar Zen Aldeen during a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Zen Aldeen, who is originally from Syria, arrived in Germany four years ago. She currently works as a vaccinator in the corona vaccination center in the District of Tübingen and got vaccinated herself three months ago. During her medical consultations, she hears the worry of the vaccination making people infertile every day. Especially young women from all social groups are anxious about this. Zen Aldeen says that the vaccine has been tested on… Read More

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Paediatrician Zen Aldeen: vaccinating people who live in close proximity early

People who live in close proximity to many others are being vaccinated against the coronavirus especially early, explains Ezdehar Zen Aldeen in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Zen Aldeen, who is originally from Syria, arrived in Germany four years ago. She works as a vaccinator in the corona vaccination center in the District of Tübingen and received her own vaccination three months ago. When people live in close proximity, they can rapidly infect each other with the virus. The risk of infection is especially high in collective accommodation, all the more if people there share communal kitchens or bathrooms.… Read More

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Paediatrician Zen Aldeen: Corona vaccination is effective

The vaccines against the coronavirus are tested and effective. This is also shown by successful vaccinations of millions of people, explains Ezdehar Zen Aldeen in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Zen Aldeen came to Germany four years ago from Syria. She currently works as a vaccinator in the corona vaccination center in the District of Tübingen and received her own vaccination three months ago. She especially refers to the fact that the vaccine was tested as thoroughly as any other medication before its admission. Meanwhile millions of people have received the vaccination. For them, the vaccines worked well. Click… Read More

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Paediatrician Zen Aldeen: Corona vaccines are important

The vaccines against the coronavirus are a „major bright spot” in the fight against the pandemic, explains paediatrician Ezdehar Zen Aldeen in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Zen Aldeen, who is originally from Syria, arrived in Germany four years ago. She currently works as a vaccinator in the corona vaccination center in the District of Tübingen and received her own vaccination three months ago. People who get vaccinated lower their risk of an infection or a severe course of the infection considerably. But the vaccinations are also important for society as a whole, she said. If enough people are… Read More

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