Yesterday, the United States cancelled the recommendation to use masks for vaccinated people, but the World Health Organization asked for caution and analyze the epidemiological background of each country.
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United States, Where the number of covid-19 cases has dropped sharply, it was announced on Thursday that the recommendation to wear masks for vaccinated people was cancelled.
However, health authorities recommend that people who have been vaccinated continue to carry Face mask In transportation (airplanes, buses, trains…), and in airports or stations.
When asked about this change, WHO experts did not directly comment, but emphasized that it all depends on Epidemiological background each country. They recalled that the vaccine could not provide 100% protection.
Michael Ryan, WHO’s director of emergency health affairs, said at a press conference: “Even in the case of high vaccination rates, if there are many routes of transmission, the mask will not be removed.
Soumya Swaminathan, WHO’s scientific director, said that data from countries with expanded vaccination show that the vaccine “can prevent 70% to 80% of infections.”
For experts, “few countries can give up these measures.” In most countries, “we must continue to apply them.”
One can Infected, ill Asymptomatic He added that even after being vaccinated, it still caught fire.
The United States has launched a large-scale vaccination campaign. According to Joe Biden, more than 250,000 injections were given in 114 days from the beginning of the semester.
And on Thursday, teenagers between the ages of 12 and 15 in the United States began to receive vaccination.