LONDON. – The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday, according to a “cautious, but irreversible” roadmap, the rapid vaccination program of a ban on social contact in late June in the United Kingdom. .
Their plan, deaths and declines in hospitals, continues and no variants that threaten the effectiveness of the vaccine will begin with the reopening of schools and universities on 8 March, and in the best possible scenario, on 21 June Will end “All legal limits of social interaction” and green light for major events.
Some gaps have been left to fill the timetable given by Johnson to Parliament, such as when international travel will resume, an important aspect for tourism and the airline economy.
“We cannot continue indefinitely with restrictions that undermine our economy, our mental and physical well-being,” Johnson told deputies. He said, “It is therefore necessary that this roadmap be prudent, but also irreversible.”
The government wants to continue measures to reduce the risk of importing dangerous SARS-CoV-2 mutations and will announce a specific strategy in the region on 12 April. However, non-essential international movements will remain banned until at least 17 May.
According to two studies published yesterday in the United Kingdom, a significant reduction in hospitalization contributes to the vaccination campaign against Kovid-19, in which 18.2 million people have been vaccinated: 25.9% of the population received at least one dose of the vaccine is.
Preliminary results from a study in Scotland found that the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine reduced hospital admission by 85%, four weeks after the first dose, while the Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine reduced admission by 94%. In England, preliminary data from a study of public health workers showed that Pfizer’s vaccine reduced the risk of reducing Kovid by 70% after one dose, a figure that increased to 85% after another.
There are more than 4 million cases and 120 thousand 757 deaths in the United Kingdom.