The coronavirus vaccination campaign identifies priority groups. In Spain they started with the elderly in nursing homes and health workers. But Indionesa, for example, included Young people in priority groups To be among the first to be vaccinated.
This change in strategy is also happening in Belgium. They have already decided in Gibraltar that they will vaccinate teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18.
It is a different strategy and he thinks it is Easier to stop spreading From the Coronavirus. Experts say this age group from 18 to 24 is one of the most contagious.
“Trying to vaccinate these people will try to prevent the virus from reaching many others.”Estanislao Nistal, a virologist from CEU San Pablo, says.
Other experts like Juan Martinez, preventive medicine specialist, They also conducted their own analysis on the strategy for vaccinating young people first: “At present there is no conclusive evidence to suggest that the vaccine is It prevents infection without symptoms Or moderate, which is typical for young people. What Yes, it very effectively prevents severe cases Therefore, it is necessary to vaccinate the elderly now. “
a Open letter Who wrote 40 characters from Belgium Young adults are required to be the next to be vaccinated. In the message you can read things like: “We are parents, and we are ready to give you our place” or “Young people will not really make up for lost time.”
Although the priorities are still a matter of debate, the goals of vaccination in various countries are common. France He wants to vaccinate 80% of the population in March, Germany 10 million people by February 15th United kingdom Promises to vaccinate 15 million people.
at Vaccinations You can find relevant information about the number of vaccines that have been administered in each country or in each independent community in Spain.