The mayor stated that this week, the city received 29 thousand doses of “Pfizer-Biontech” and “Moderna” vaccines, which he said are sufficient to vaccinate every eligible resident who wants to receive the vaccine so far.
According to the department the health In Detroit, residents 50 years of age or older, who have certain illnesses, manufacturing personnel, school employees, and others who are classified into high-priority groups are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
Despite its description Fertilization Johnson & Johnson said he was “very good,” but Duggan said Thursday he would do whatever he could “to make sure Detroit residents get the best.”
Clinical trials of both the “Moderna” and “Pfizer” vaccines showed their effectiveness by approximately 95 percent in preventing moderate to severe cases of Covid-19 after taking two doses, separated by two weeks. The effectiveness of the “Johnson & Johnson” vaccine, which requires a single dose, was less than that.
Dugan indicated that Detroit may establish a center to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at a later time in March or April, if the need arises. But he stressed that he did not expect this to happen “in the next two weeks.”
American public health experts talk about the safety and effectiveness of the three vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration, to prevent Covid-19, and they encourage people to receive any vaccine available to them.
A spokesman for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Bob Wheaton, said in a statement to CNN on Friday that the Johnson & Johnson doses that Detroit did not use had been provided to other health departments that have lower coverage rates for those who are. Age 65 or older. “
According to Covid-19 data in Detroit, more than 101,000 doses of the vaccine have been given in the city so far, with more than 55,000 future doses already scheduled.