Spain seeks in August to certify group immunity, set in a first phase of the pandemic by the Executive in the 70% of the population and that in recent weeks both the President of the Government Pedro Sánchez and the experts have assured that the figure should be between the 80% and the 90% of the population because of the Delta variant.
For it, Sánchez announced last Friday the arrival of a new shipment of vaccines in the coming weeks of 3.4 million doses to complete the immunization guidelines in the population and to be able to complete the cycles in the most unprotected groups: the young. In fact, several communities have begun to vaccinate people over 12 years old and it is being considered to continue expanding this immunization in order to guarantee group immunity, according to expert forecasts.
While here the vaccination progresses fast, in EE UU The situation seems more complex, as the leading infectious disease expert there remarked this Sunday, Anthony Fauci, warning that there will be “pain and suffering in the future” if coronavirus cases continue to rise.
Along these lines, Fauci assured that he discards new restrictions but ensures that everything will be complicated if so many people continue to refuse to be vaccinated, since those actions “are allowing the spread” and with less than 65% of the population not vaccinated.
In that line he works now United Kingdom, offering discounts on food delivery or taxi applications to encourage vaccination among the youngest.
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