Belgian Health Ministers encourage people for getting jabs for protection against COVID

Europe: All the seven Belgium Health Ministers have jointly encouraged those with reduced immunity to receive their double shot to protect themselves against the nation’s growing COVID-19 levels.

About there are more than 1,000 COVID-19 patients are currently in hospital due to the emergence of the BA.5 variant. According to a recent study, new mutations appear most frequently among immunocompromised patients.

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Moreover, as a result, an inter-ministerial statement was issued, calling on those most at risk, and those in their immediate vicinity, to receive their fourth vaccination jab.

The objective of the ministers is to relieve the pressure on the hospitals this summer, as health workers will look to take a well-deserved rest.

Along with this, this is why, from the starting of the year, those with reduced immunity have received a letter reminding them to get their fourth jab, with 65 per cent of them following through.
To this end, another reminder letter will be sent to them within the following week.

The EMA-recommended drug Evusheld has been made available to transplant and dialysis patients, and other immunocompromised patients, ensuring them additional 6-month protection against the virus.

People who test positive are advised to wear an FFP2 mask when using public transport or when they come into contact with a large group of people.

However, they also reiterated the importance of sufficient ventilation to combat the virus, with a recent study showing that air purifiers in classrooms greatly reduce risk of the COVID-19 infections.

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Furthermore, the superior Health Council will meet neck to discuss the booster shot campaign scheduled for the end of summer.Europe: All the seven Belgium Health Ministers have jointly encouraged those with reduced immunity to receive their double shot to protect themselves against the nation’s growing COVID-19 levels.

About there are more than 1,000 COVID-19 patients are currently in hospital due to the emergence of the BA.5 variant.
According to a recent study, new mutations appear most frequently among immunocompromised patients.

Moreover, as a result, an inter-ministerial statement was issued, calling on those most at risk, and those in their immediate vicinity, to receive their fourth vaccination jab.

The objective of the ministers is to relieve the pressure on the hospitals this summer, as health workers will look to take a well-deserved rest.

Along with this, this is why, from the starting of the year, those with reduced immunity have received a letter reminding them to get their fourth jab, with 65 per cent of them following through.
To this end, another reminder letter will be sent to them within the following week.

The EMA-recommended drug Evusheld has been made available to transplant and dialysis patients, and other immunocompromised patients, ensuring them additional 6-month protection against the virus.

People who test positive are advised to wear an FFP2 mask when using public transport or when they come into contact with a large group of people.

However, they also reiterated the importance of sufficient ventilation to combat the virus, with a recent study showing that air purifiers in classrooms greatly reduce risk of the COVID-19 infections.

Furthermore, the superior Health Council will meet neck to discuss the booster shot campaign scheduled for the end of summer.

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