Tag: Herd immunity

Direct |  Madrid announces when it will begin vaccinating the population aged 40 to 44: June 20
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Direct | Madrid announces when it will begin vaccinating the population aged 40 to 44: June 20

Rates of vaccination in Europe they are still insufficient to prevent a regrowth, the regional office of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned this Thursday, which made a call to remain alert, was concerned about the new variants and urged to maintain sanitary control measures. "Although we have come far, we have not gone far enough yet. Vaccine coverage is far from enough to protect the region from outbreaks, "WHO-Europe director Hans Kluge said at a press conference.30% of Europeans have received the first dose and 17% have completed the vaccination process, a "considerable" distance to the desired 80% total coverage to achieve herd immunity.The Ministry of Health notified this Thursday ...
Spain exceeds 10 million vaccinated with the complete schedule: What is the next milestone announced by Sánchez?
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Spain exceeds 10 million vaccinated with the complete schedule: What is the next milestone announced by Sánchez?

The vaccination campaign continues to advance at a good pace and this Friday the 10 million complete guidelines have been reached, in such a way that the second milestone that the Government had planned in its roadmap to achieve herd immunity before the summer is over.Specifically, there are already 10,257,209 people who have completed their vaccination, when the Executive of Sánchez had planned to reach 10 million before the end of this week.More information shortly ... . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more
WHO: It is unlikely that any country will soon achieve herd immunity against coronavirus
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WHO: It is unlikely that any country will soon achieve herd immunity against coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) considers that it is highly unlikely that any country or community will soon achieve the high level of herd immunity required to control transmission of HIV. coronavirus covid-19Not even those who experienced severe outbreaks and where the disease circulated intensively.SIGHT: WHO: within three weeks, deaths from coronavirus in the world will exceed those of all of 2020"Studies indicate that it takes more than 80% of a community to be immunized to interrupt transmission, but data from serological data around the world reveal that no country has acquired this level of natural immunity," said the director of health emergencies of the WHO, Mike Ryan, when reporting on the evolution of the pandemic at the organization's annual meeting."A substantial part of...
COVID-19: Mexico hopes to achieve herd immunity “between August and September”
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COVID-19: Mexico hopes to achieve herd immunity “between August and September”

Mexico It will achieve herd immunity against covid-19 between August and September, the undersecretary of Health and Mexican government strategist for the pandemic, Hugo López-Gatell, said on Tuesday.SIGHT: Mexico: 70 bags with human remains found in a grave in JaliscoThis phenomenon occurs in a certain population when part of it, 75%, reaches immunity to a disease through previous infection or vaccination.Mexico registers 52 new deaths from coronavirus, the lowest figure in a year4 keys that explain the record arrival of migrants from Morocco to SpainThe man the United States locked up in Guantánamo for 14 years without evidence"We have calculated, according to the expected rate of vaccination, and the number of people we know who already have antibodies against covid, mostly due to infe...
Galicia could be fully immunized before Christmas
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Galicia could be fully immunized before Christmas

The Galician population could be vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of the year if the current vaccine arrival forecasts are confirmed, the approval of some new ones, and there is no supply "problem".This has been pointed out by the general director of Public Health of the Xunta, Carmen Durán, in an interview on Cadena Ser, in which she said that "we could talk about the end of the year" for this immunization, but has specified that they are "predictions that may fail at any time ", either because there is a stock-out of the vaccines or any other problem.In any case, he has considered that vaccination in Galicia is going at a "very important rate" so in the month of June it will be possible...
Group immunity in Spain: very possible in August but … will it bring us back to normal?
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Group immunity in Spain: very possible in August but … will it bring us back to normal?

Will group immunity be achieved in August? What implications will it have? Can you say goodbye to masks? It is feasible if the vaccination rate continues to increase during the holidays, but to reach that magical 70% of coverage it will not be to "blow the whistle" and suddenly return to pre-pandemic life.Last Monday, the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, set a date for the collective immunity: By August 17, 33 million citizens will be protected against Covid-19, but experts in epidemiology, public health, vaccinology and immunology prefer not to set deadlines, quantify percentages or associate figures with too many expectations.The most important thing now is keep vaccinating, do ...
Direct |  Spain and most EU countries oppose free PCR for travel if you are not vaccinated
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Direct | Spain and most EU countries oppose free PCR for travel if you are not vaccinated

Spain and a majority of member states reject the free PCR that travelers not vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to do this summer to be able to travel with the european covid certificate by the rest of the European Union, a condition demanded by the European Parliament to support the initiative.On a national level, the Government and communities meet this Wednesday for the first time since the end of the state of alarm within the Interterritorial Health Council that will analyze the novelties of the vaccination plan with the arrival of new vaccines such as Janssen's. The meeting takes place after the Public Health Commission has approved expanding the use of the Janssen vaccine for p...
This is the vaccination schedule after the last change with Janssen: When do I get and with what vaccine?
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This is the vaccination schedule after the last change with Janssen: When do I get and with what vaccine?

With an eye on the desired herd immunity expected to be achieved by late summer, the Government has been modifying the vaccination strategy depending on the availability of vaccines and the characteristics of each serum. The latest change is being debated in the Ministry of Health, which now contemplates the possibility of inoculate those over 50 with Janssen's, and teenagers with Pfizer's with very high risk conditions. After immunizing the groups considered essential and the older population, the so-called "baby boom" generation (between 50 and 59 years old) has already begun to be vaccinated, who were initially going to be given one of the two messenger RNA vaccines (Pfizer o...
Pfizer Vaccine Makers Set End of Pandemic Date
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Pfizer Vaccine Makers Set End of Pandemic Date

The founders of the German laboratory BioNTech, responsible for one of the main vaccines against covid-19, believe that the pandemic may last until mid-2022, when they expect all regions to have achieved a high level of vaccinations and herd immunity."By mid-2022, even densely populated regions like India they will have achieved a high vaccination rate and herd immunity, "said Ugur Sahin, the head of the firm, in an event organized by the newspaper The Wall Street Journal.According to Sahin, the next 12 months will see a growing number of countries, both developed and developing, they get that kind of collective protection thanks to vaccines."We have to ensure really high vaccination rates arou...
DIRECT |  The Communities begin to lift restrictions on mobility eleven days after the end of the state of alarm
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DIRECT | The Communities begin to lift restrictions on mobility eleven days after the end of the state of alarm

Health and communities meet this Wednesday at the Interterritorial Health Council, the penultimate before May 9 declines the state of alarm, with the process of vaccination in full development but still with questions about second doses and the arrival of compromised sera. Eleven days after the end of the state of alarm, some communities will propose in the Council the modification of some laws to have legal instruments that allow them to decree perimeter closures and curfews. The Board of Andalusia has decided open mobility between its eight provinces from 00:00 hours on Thursday, April 29, after more than three months closed, a decision that the president, Juanma Moreno, has linked to the fa...