Monday, April 5, 2021 at 19:24
Buenos Aires – More than 600 Argentines aged 80 and over pass through the King Fahd Islamic Center in Buenos Aires to receive a dose of the Kovid-19 vaccine.
Buenos Aires city officials have chosen the Islamic Center for its location at the intersection of several residential neighborhoods and the high functionality of its facilities to make it a place of vaccination against Kovid.
The center was chosen for its large ventilated spaces, which guarantee social disturbances and have accessibility ramps for the elderly in need of specific mobility.
Access to this vaccination center is controlled by elements of the Argentine army. Volunteer students of the University of Buenos Aires ensure logistics inside the center and help the medical staff.
Centralian facilities have been made available to Argentine authorities as a contribution to the Kovid vaccination effort and to promote “Islamic values of solidarity, mutual aid and support of the community in which we live”, Nayef al Faaim.
The Islamic Cultural Center, covering an area of 33,000 m2, is made up of an elementary school, with more than 300 students, a large prayer hall containing 2,000 people, a library, a permanent exhibition hall, and a conference room. May have been transformed into an anti-Kovid vaccination center.
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