Immunization campaign against coronavirus establishes priority group. In Spain he started with nursing home elders and health workers. But Indionesa, for example, included Youth in priority groups They are among the first to be vaccinated.
This change in strategy is also happening in Belgium. In Gibraltar they have already decided that they are going to vaccinate teenagers between 16 and 18 years old.
This is a different strategy and it is believed that it is It is easy to slow down the spread Of coronovirus. Experts say that this group of 18 to 24 years old is the most contagious.
“Trying to vaccinate these people will try to prevent the virus from reaching many others”, Says Estanislao Nistal, virologist of CEU San Pablo University.
Other experts prefer Juan Martinez, expert of preventive medicine, Has previously conducted its analysis on the strategy of vaccinating the youth: “At the moment there is no definitive evidence indicating that Prevents asymptomatic infection Or mild, which is typical for young people. what Yes, it prevents serious cases very effectively. Therefore, it is now necessary to vaccinate the elderly. “
a Open letter Who has written 40 personalities Belgium Young people are asked to be the next to be vaccinated. In the letter you can read things like: “We are parents, we are ready to give you our place” or “Young people will never really make up for lost time.”
Although priorities are still debated, vaccination targets are common in different countries. France Wants to get 80% of the residents vaccinated in the month of March, Germany 10 million people and until 15 February Britain Has promised 15 million vaccinations.
On AccountVaccines You will be able to find out how many vaccines have been administered in each country or in each autonomous community of Spain.