The slow and gradual de-escalation of measures is the only solution to return to everyday life, say epidemiologists, who place their hopes for a universal lifting of measures in the vaccination coverage of the population. At the same time, concerns about the mutation of the virus are growing, as the available data do not appear to be effective in the South African strain of the virus.
Until the end of 2021
The fact that so far there is no data on whether the mutations are covered by vaccines combined with the slow vaccination rates seems to concern epidemiologists who believe that February is not the month of relaxation, but of improving the epidemiological picture of the country. , while some of the current measures will accompany us until the end of 2021. What they will be and their duration will depend on the rate of vaccination of citizens, which will determine when the immunity of the community will be achieved.
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