Romania uses ‘Dracula’s Castle’ as COVID-19 vaccine ‘marathon’ site
Romania is trying to step up its coronavirus vaccination efforts by utilizing “Dracula’s Castle” as a vaccine center, offering perks to entice the more hesitant citizens. Citizens can go for a vaccine at Bran Castle without an appointment, and they will receive a “vaccinated at Bran Castle” diploma, along with a free tour, according to a Facebook post by the tourism office. The famous Bran Castle has been called “Dracula’s Castle” as it best fits the description of the famous dark lord’s home in Bram Stoker’s novel – even though Stoker never visited Romania, according to the castle’s website. WHO ELEVATES INDIAN CORONAVIRUS STRAIN TO ‘VARIANT OF CONCERN’The castle was built in Transylvania and completed in 1388 outside the city of Brasov.