today (26th), 15 million people aged 18 to 49 will be vaccinated against the coronavirus. With one million people expected to receive the vaccine every day, health authorities said that when 80% of adults are vaccinated, the quarantine system will be able to switch to coexistence with the coronavirus.
Reporter Park Soo-jin reports.
Early in the morning, young people in their 40s and younger who wanted to get the corona vaccine continued to come.
[Jo Seo-young / Director of Nursing Department at Sarangui Hospital: A lot of young friends came. I think the response has been very good.] I get
the Pfizer vaccine until the 5th of the next month.
[Suyeon Hong/Pfizer Vaccine Vaccine (Born in 1985): (After vaccination) I have no friends who had major side effects, so I guess I just got it without any worries.]
Starting from the 6th of the next month, I will receive Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, but the situation of the vaccination institution on the same day may vary depending on
Even if you have been informed in advance with Pfizer, you can get Moderna and vice versa.
The quarantine authorities emphasized active participation with the start of vaccination for those under 40.
Over the past four months, more than 93% of patients under the age of 40 were unvaccinated, while only 2% of those who were vaccinated were.
Although it is a younger age group, the proportion of patients with severe gastritis is also increasing.
[Chung Jae-hun / Raised ceilings for Medical Preventive Medicine Professor: is that the coverage of less than 50 being the current vaccination progress is 5-10% but increases also vary greatly the direction of the future trend]
fits the vaccine until next month on the 30th There are 15.1 million people under the age of 40.
The quarantine authorities expect that 800,000 to 1 million people a day will receive the vaccine, and the vaccination rate will rise rapidly.
He said that 80% of adults need to be vaccinated in order to switch to a new quarantine system called 'coexistence with Corona'.
However, he explained that even if the quarantine system is switched, it is necessary to consider whether social distancing or quarantine rules can be relaxed immediately.
(Video coverage: Kim Min-cheol, Video editing: Lee Seung-yeol, CG: Kang Yu-ra)
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