Experts say the US Food and Drug Administration approved two coronavirus vaccines last month, and the public should play a role in fighting the pandemic by rolling up their sleeves and being shot.
Healthcare workers, nursing home residents, first responders, and other essential workers are one of the first on the list to receive a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine to prevent Covid-19 infection, and in the coming weeks and numbers. It will be more widely available in the month. But for it to slow down, enough people need to take it.
“We are in the early stages of vaccine deployment and hope that the general public will agree with the availability of the vaccine,” said Thierry du Chatelier, Dean of the Department of Cardiology at the Mercy Medical Center at Rockville Center. The doctor says. “This is a milestone in healthcare, with a great deal of effort and science in a process that normally takes years.”
Hypertensive heart disease has proven to be the underlying condition with the highest mortality rate among New York coronavirus patients, but doctors say that Covid-19 is a pre-existing heart disease-free patient. Studies show that it also damages the cardiovascular system, he said. This is one of many reasons he advises patients to be vaccinated against the virus.
“I hope the public understands that one way we control this pandemic is immunity,” he says. “Ultimately, vaccination of a sufficient number of people will provide herd immunity. Vaccination of a sufficient number of people will prevent the virus from spreading rapidly among people. I will. “
He is concerned that many people remain skeptical of vaccination. Studies show that about half of the people in the tri-state area will not accept it. It was a time when the virus entered the second stage, the hospital was full again, and the public was satisfied with basic precautions such as wearing masks and not attending meetings.
“If you have any doubts, talk to your doctor,” he says. “There is a lot of misinformation, but the benefits to me outweigh the risks.”
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