Italy will resume vaccination of AstraZeneca from Friday afternoon, although the government now has a mission to restore confidence in the vaccine as it seeks to speed up the vaccination program.
Thousands of people canceled appointments in the days before the vaccine was temporarily suspended, and leaders now fear a similar reaction as they strive to make up for lost time. According to Corriere della Sera, 200,000 vaccinations have been delayed due to the temporary hiatus.
Regional leaders are considering taking action against those who are ignoring the vaccine. “Those who don’t take that will have to go back to the back of the queue,” he said. Luca Zaia, President Veneto.
Since last Saturday, Zaya said that half of the people who have been booked for the vaccine have been canceled.
Other areas, including Emilia-RomagnaAnd the ApuliaAnd the Friuli Venezia Giulia And the Lombardy, You think of a similar procedure. “No one can choose for himself which vaccine to take,” said Raphael Donini, a health advisor in Emilia-Romagna. Those who reject it [AstraZeneca] It will end at the end of the list. “
Italy originally said AstraZeneca would only be given to those under the age of 65, before rolling back earlier this month. More than a million doses of the vaccine have been used to date.
As it tries to boost confidence in Covid-19 vaccines, the government is said to be devising an advertising campaign featuring prominent personalities, including the soccer player. Francesco TottiTo encourage people to take the punch when displaying it.
So far, Italy has provided 7.4 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, of which 2.3 million people have received two doses.
Italy recorded 24,935 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, and 423 deaths.