China News Service, Beijing, February 8. Shao Yiming, a researcher at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and a consultant to the World Health Organization's Vaccine Research and Development Committee, said in an exclusive interview with China News Service that "China Focus Face-to-face", according to the current situation, 80% of the population Inoculation of the new crown vaccine can realize the herd immunity barrier; ordinary people can rest assured that they can receive domestic vaccines nearby.
Shao Yiming said that protecting susceptible people is one of the prevention and control measures of infectious diseases, that is, to make them resistant to a certain degree through vaccination. When people who are vaccinated and have a certain immune barrier reach a certain proportion of the population, the virus or The germs are difficult to spread again.
As far as the current situation is concerned, it is safer to say that 80% of the population can be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity.
Shao Yiming, a researcher at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and a consultant to the World Health Organization's Vaccine R&D Committee, accepted an exclusive interview with China News Agency "Focus on China".
Photo by China News Agency reporter Jiang Qiming
Shao Yiming said that China’s new crown (pneumonia) vaccine research belongs to the world’s first legion. It is the first country to start clinical trials, the first country to enter Phase III clinical trials, and the first country to approve vaccines for emergency use. , The country’s vaccination work arrangements are scientific, secure and orderly.
Shao Yiming emphasized that China has a very good public health system. There are disease control centers at all levels from the central to the provinces, cities, and counties, as well as the maternal and child health care system, as well as some specialized diseases such as tuberculosis and skin disease prevention and control systems, all of which can be vaccinated.
In recent years, the medical reform has strengthened the grassroots, and many public health service centers have been built in the community, which can also be vaccinated.
On the other hand, vaccines have special traceability codes, and the entire process of transportation, distribution, and use is strictly monitored. People can rest assured that they can receive vaccines nearby.
Shao Yiming also said that in general, when doing clinical trials of new drugs and vaccines, start with young adults because they have a strong tolerance for new drugs.
As long as it is safe for young adults (experiments) through the first stage, it will expand to children and the elderly at both ends of the age.
Judging from the Phase I and II clinical trials of (New Crown Vaccine), the final results of the three age groups are safe.
Moreover, the domestic new crown vaccine has been approved for use in many countries and involves people of all age groups, which shows that the safety of the vaccine is guaranteed.