Vaccination in the UK increased further
LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that in late July all UK adults would be offered the Coronavirus vaccine.
He indicated that the target has been accelerated to reach all of them over 50 and with current medical conditions by 15 April.
“Reaching 15 million vaccines was an important milestone, but there would be no trouble, and I want the implementation to move faster and faster in the coming weeks. Now our goal is to offer a dose to all adults by the end of July, which will help us avoid being the most vulnerable as soon as possible. “
The Manchester Evening News recalled that it was targeted to offer the vaccine to all adults by September, with the first nine priority groups to reach all over 50 by May. The Joint Committee on Immunization and Immunization (JCVI) has not yet defined the order of priority for the next stage for all people under 50 years of age. The United Kingdom has more than 17 million immunized according to our world data.
Some restrictions were lifted in Israel, as studies have shown that the Pfizer vaccine is 98.9% effective at preventing hospital and deaths. Stores, libraries and museums can start today, but social distancing and face masks are required.
Russia injected the third vaccine
Meanwhile, Russia registered its third vaccine against Kovid-19, one stage before the final phase of clinical trials. “By the middle of March, the first 120 thousand doses [de la tercera vacuna] They will be avalanche. Russia is the only country today to have three vaccines, ”said Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.
Avian influenza strains detected in humans
Russian officials said they detected the first case of transmission of the H5N8 strain of bird flu to humans and said they had already reported it to the World Health Organization (WHO). The head of the Russian health agency, Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said that although the H5N8 strain has already “crossed the species barrier”, from birds to humans, this form of the virus “from person to person” Does not circulate. In the present moment “.
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