Vaccine effectiveness causes controversy


Santo Domingo, DR The infectious agent specialist Jesus Feris Iglesias assured yesterday that any vaccine against COVID that has an efficacy above 70% is excellent to immunize and guarantee the population’s protection. He warns that in the current emergency in which the Dominican Republic finds itself, the country should access any of those available for the application regardless of the name and country of origin, as long as they exceed that level of effectiveness. The researcher said that currently, different vaccines are being applied. All are effective above 70%, among which he cited the CoronaVac produced by the Chinese Sinovac industry, Russia’s Modern AstraZeneca, and Pfizer, among others, approved for emergency placement. He said that the country is in a national emergency with an epidemic that has claimed many lives […]

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