Ryan continued: “In my opinion, it would be too early and unrealistic to believe that we will eliminate this virus by the end of the year. But I think that what we can finish, if we are smart, are hospitalizations (patients whose cases require hospitalization), deaths and tragedies.” Associated with this epidemic. “
He pointed out that the World Health Organization focuses on keeping the virus infection low, and on helping to prevent the emergence of mutated copies and reduce the number of infected people.
Ryan added that the vaccination of workers in the health sector in the first place and the most vulnerable will allow “to remove the fear and tragedy of the epidemic.”
He wants the Director-General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom GhebreyesusTo begin vaccinating health workers around the world during the first 100 days of this year, which means that there are 40 days left to reach this goal.
Ghebreyesus welcomed the administration of the first dose of the vaccine, as part of a mechanism.KovacsGlobal, Monday, in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.
He said, “It is encouraging to see the start of vaccination of health workers in low-income countries, but it is unfortunate that this happened 3 months after some of the wealthiest countries started the vaccination campaign.”
He added, “It is regrettable that some countries continue to prioritize the immunization of younger, healthier and less-at-risk adults among their populations, rather than health sector workers and the elderly elsewhere.”