The national team gets the first dose of the vaccine against covid-19

The players of the Spanish national team, their technical and medical staff, as well as the staff that accompany them received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine against S.

The expedition, which returned to Valencia on Tuesday after traveling to France to play the first two preparation matches, traveled to the San Juan de Ribera barracks in the Valencian capital where they were inoculated with that first dose by virtue of the agreement between the Superior Council of Sports, the Spanish Olympic Committee and the ministries of Culture and Sports, Health and Defense.

“It is an important day because we fulfill a responsibility that we all have, which is to get the vaccine against COVID 19. This will help us to be more protected as a group but also to generate in society that immunity that is so important to end the pandemic ”, explained the national team doctor.

After receiving that first dose, the international Maria Count Y Leo Rodriguez they encouraged “everyone” to get vaccinated “because it is the way to end the pandemic” but also stressed the importance of not lowering our guard “and following all precautionary measures.”

FEB sources confirmed that the team will receive its second dose once its participation in the Eurobasket that will play in Valencia between the June 17 and 27, before beginning your preparation for the Tokyo Olympics.

The Spanish team will now have the weekend off and will resume training in Cordova, where next week he will play a training triangle.

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