Carla Vizzetti informed how is the situation of the coronavirus in Argentina Y anticipated a fourth wave. The Minister of Health carried out an analysis of the pandemic and the way it will impact the rise in cases. She confessed that the number of ICU beds and the low severity of the cases are closely related to vaccination since last year.
The director of the Health portfolio explained how they are handling the increase in infections in recent weeks. In an interview with radio La 990, the health official reported: «What we are trying to convey is that the virus will not disappear, it will not cease to exist. With the immunity of many people, we are in a totally different stage ».
In his explanation, he brought calm about the effects that contracting the virus can currently cause. «Cases are increasing and that does not translate into hospitalizations and deaths“, he pointed. He also disclosed the effectiveness of inoculation. «The vaccine does not last, like others in the very long term, and it is not 100% effective either.”he indicated.
“The recommendation is, after four months, especially people who are at higher risk, the antibodies are already beginning to decrease and it is advisable to strengthen protection,” added the minister. On the other hand, he commented in what circumstances the test should be done: “Priority is given to people who have the greatest risks”plot.
Lastly, he detailed the recommendations by the Ministry of Health to prevent contagion: «Care is first of all the vaccine. Then it is to ventilate the closed spaces, wash your hands and use a chinstrap. Whoever has symptoms, however mild they may be, avoid contact with other people«, he sentenced.