The largest vaccination campaign in history the world has seen is taking place to confront the Corona virus, as more than 5.85 billion doses have been given in 184 countries so far, according to data collected by the American Bloomberg Agency, and the latest rate was about 31.1 million doses per day, and in the United States 383 were given. One million doses so far in the past week, an average of 781574 doses per day.
More than 5.85 billion doses, enough to fully immunize 38.1% of the world’s population, have been administered, according to a Bloomberg report, and higher-income countries and regions are being vaccinated 20 times faster than lower-income countries and regions..
When will life return to normal?
While the best vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalization and death, it takes a coordinated campaign to stop the epidemic, and infectious disease experts say that vaccinating 70 to 85 percent of the population will enable them to return to normal life..
Globally, this is a frightening level of vaccination at the current pace of 31.1 million per day. The goal of high levels of global immunity is still very difficult, however, the manufacturing capacity is steadily increasing and new vaccines are being introduced.
On the other hand, Dr. Richard Brennan, Director of Health Emergencies in the Regional Office of the World Health Organization in the Eastern Mediterranean, revealed that the organization is closely following any new mutations and tracking their characteristics, explaining that there are 4 alarming mutations in 21 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, and a delta mutate is present in 14 countries..
Brennan said, during a press conference, about the latest developments of the Corona pandemic in the Eastern Mediterranean region, and the situation of the pandemic in Iran, that there are many countries that do not have tests to analyze these variables, and as for the usefulness of vaccines, studies have proven that vaccines are very effective against mutations in relation to entry. Hospitals and preventing complications of the disease, adding: “We did not vaccinate a sufficient number of citizens, so the disease is still spreading, and the greater the number of vaccinations, the closer we will be to the decrease in the number of new mutations.”