Bokat Berkani, head of the Algerian Doctors Deanship, said that life in the country will not return to normal before at least 50 percent to 60 percent of the citizens are vaccinated to achieve herd immunity.
Bqat, a member of the Scientific and Health Committee, stated in his speech on the waves of Radio Setif, in north-eastern Algeria, in conjunction with his presidency of the Deanship of Doctors, that the goal is “to reach herd immunity by vaccinating at least 50 to 60 percent of the citizens … then we can Gradually returning to normal life and lifting the stone permanently and allowing foreign trips, calling on citizens to have more patience.
“The epidemiological situation is currently very good compared to other countries, and the reason is due to the measures taken, including the closure of borders,” Baqat added.
Regarding circumstances that enable the Algerian authorities to acquire the vaccines whose first batches today arrive in the country, Baqat said, “Today we receive the first doses out of 500 thousand” doses “and it was not easy to receive these vaccines, in light of what is happening in the world of hidden war for the laboratories, And a shortage of quantities. “
Source: Algerian “Radio Setif” channel