Epidemiologist Maria Van Kerkhove (Maria Van Kerkhove) recalled that in some countries, such as Australia or New Zealand, they can adjust their social and public health measures to control covid-19 without the use of vaccines.
Mexico City (apro). -The World Health Organization (WHO) does not approve of the US health authority’s decision to release masks to citizens receiving covid-19 vaccination in closed places.
The agency pointed out at a press conference this Friday that the formulation of a policy on the use of masks depends to a large extent on specific circumstances, that is, it depends on measuring the number of viruses, vaccines, and vaccines spread in the country. Applications and variants of interest.
Yesterday, in fact, the US Center for Control and Prevention agreed that although the World Health Organization insists on controlling the spread of the coronavirus, people who have been immunized can transit without masks or stay in closed spaces. They must use it under any circumstances. Masks, regardless of the number of people vaccinated in countries at the advanced stage of immunization.
?? The formulation of a policy for the use of masks (??) largely depends on the specific situation: it depends on the number of viruses in the country, the number of vaccines, the vaccines provided, the variants of interest, the variants of concern for the epidemic . Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove said at the press conference: “We must take all these factors into consideration when considering how to adjust policies related to the use of masks.”
Epidemiologists recalled that in some countries, they can control covid-19 by adjusting social and public health measures without the use of vaccines, such as Australia or New Zealand.
At the meeting, Ver Kerkhove was asked about the reasons for the lasting symbiosis and the possible consequences. The expert replied that because it affects different institutions, they are trying to better define its type through seminars and conferences with researchers from all over the world and different disciplines.