The Minister of Health defends vaccination as the most powerful weapon to fight in the pandemic

The Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, has assured today that the unvaccinates "have 20% more chance of missing". During his visit to the point of vaccina

The Minister of Health defends vaccination as the most powerful weapon to fight in the pandemic

The Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, has assured today that the unvaccinates "have 20% more chance of missing". During his visit to the point of vaccination 'El Berrocal' of Plasencia (Cáceres), where he has already begun the vaccination of the dose of memory of the collective over 40 years, the Minister of Health highlighted the importance of vaccination as a weapon for Fight against the pandemic: "We know that the best weapon against the pandemic is vaccinating, vaccinating and vaccinating," he has assured to encourage those who have not yet been vaccinated to make that decision and those who are of age to wear. Dosage of souvenir, who also do it because "it is shown that vaccination is the best way to fight against the severity of the disease and that as long as lives," said the minister.

Darias has announced the last report of the CCAES (Coordination Center for Sanitary Alerts and Emergencies) in which it is reflected that in the group of 60 and 79 years, unvaccinated people are 16 times more likely to enter a hospital than The unvaccinated, 20 times more likelihood of death and 30 times less likely to enter an UCI, as specified.

In parallel, the Minister of Health has put into value "the effort" that all the Autonomous Communities are doing in the vaccination campaign and, in particular, congratulated the Junta de Extremadura because "on this date, 93.6% of the population over 12 years Extremado already has the full vaccination pattern and 95% has at least one dose "and because" 35.6% of children and girls of Extremadura between 5 and 11 years already has its first dose administered. "

In addition, it has highlighted the implementation of the INVEAT Plan (high-tech investment plan to deal with the diagnostic capacity of the National Health System: "This plan will involve an important acceleration of diagnostic capacity and very especially in early stadiums of the disease, "he said, Darias, who has insisted that it is" an unprecedented investment in the history of our country with a global sum of 795 million euros with which 585 teams will be renewed and another 262 will be expanded. : A total of 847 ".

Among the teams that are part of the INVEAT are the linear particle accelerators, magnetic resonances, digital brachytherapy equipment, hemodynamic equipment, computerized planning tomography equipment, gammachams, neuroradiology angiographs, positron emission tomography and TC, angiographs Vascular and computed tomography equipment.

The Minister of Health has been accompanied by the visit to Plasencia by the President of the Junta de Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández Vara, who has thanked the work of the health professionals that "day after day are at the foot of the canyon vaccinating to try to try among all We can combat this pandemic. "

In this sense, Fernández Vara has pointed out that this has been "the greatest challenge of this country and the health system we could have come to imagine" because, it has underlined, "we have stressed the system by putting it to the fullest demand of their abilities, having Hard moments throughout these two years. "

Updated Date: 08 January 2022, 10:18

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