Fire-fighters are to be included in first Covid vaccination phase, according to the president of the Portuguese Fire-fighters League (LBP). Following a meeting with the State Secretary for Internal Administration on the topic, Jaime Marta Soares told Lusa News Agency that the issue had been clarified. He said between January and March (the period in which the first phase of vaccination is due to take place) 12,500 of the more than 30,000 fire-fighters in Portugal are to be vaccinated.