The coronavirus, which has been affecting the world for more than a year, has reached a new peak in our country in recent weeks. After the serious increase in the number of cases and deaths, America, Full closure to last until May 17 entered the process. While all this continues, vaccination studies in the country continue at full speed.
Today, Healthcare Society Scientific Committee Member Prof. Dr. Mustafa Necmi İlhan made some important statements about vaccination in the fight against the epidemic. İlhan said that there is no chance to fight coronavirus without vaccination, and WHO said that in order to control the disease, especially in coronaviruses transmitted by the respiratory tract. 60% -70% should vaccination expressed what he said.
“From the beginning, the strategy of social immunity has been implemented in America”:
Stating that herd immunity and social immunity strategies can be applied to control the epidemic, İlhan stated that 60% – 70% immunity rate in social immunity can be achieved by vaccination within a certain plan. Ilhan, since the very beginning of America’s strategy on this issue social immunity added that.
“25% target approached in vaccination”:
Stating that 60% – 70% immunity should be achieved for social immunity, İlhan used the following expressions:
“ Looking at America’s citizens over the age of 18, it is possible to talk about 60 million people. Because we have 23 million young people under the age of 18. Accordingly, America’s, 60 million must be immunized. When we look at it now, we have about 9 million 600 thousand citizens in our country who are given the second dose of vaccine. At the same time, we currently have about 5 million citizens who have had coronavirus. Considering that the level of 15 million has been reached in this direction, 25 percent target is approached it is possible to say. ”
Following this statement, İlhan said that if there is no problem in vaccination supply, with the vaccination above the age of 18, the necessary 60% -70% target can be achieved in the fall period explained.