More than 52000 healthcare workers received coronavirus vaccine: Dr Faisal

20 Février, 2021, 08:05 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • Police officers wait in line to receive the Astra Zeneca Covid-19 vaccination in Italy

A three month gap between doses of the Oxford/AstrZeneca coronavirus vaccine results in a higher efficacy than a six-week gap, a study has found.

"We now have all the pieces in place for the rapid distribution of vaccines". Where there is a limited supply, policies of initially vaccinating more people with a single dose may provide greater immediate population protection than vaccinating half the number of people with 2 doses.

In a statement retweeted by Health Minister Jens Spahn, the Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI) said the vaccine "prevents COVID-19 disease in the majority of cases or alleviates symptoms when disease occurs".

The letter continued: "The legitimate question being raised by health care workers is that they are dissatisfied that that least efficacious vaccine available is being made available to them with only 60 per cent efficacy".

Germany's vaccine regulator said on Thursday AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine is "highly effective" and reactions to it are short-lived, issuing a message of reassurance after some essential workers refused the shot.

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"All those things matter, and those are things that we have to do better at", he told the BBC.

However, many government vaccination teams began this week taking photographs of the elderly people who got their first vaccinations; combined with the fact the people had to show their voter ID cards to get the vaccines, the photographs drew criticism in a country where such practices have been used to pressure voters in the past.

Professor Pollard said: "It is important to understand whether vaccines can reduce Covid-19 transmission".

The UK met its 15m first dose target earlier this month.

The slow rollout has been blamed on a range of national problems as well as delayed approval of the vaccines compared to elsewhere and an initial shortage of supply.

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