Omicron is very harmful to the health of the elderly, and vaccination is very important! The Wuhan Center for Disease Control and Prevention reminds young people to accompany their parents and get vaccinated against the new coronavirus as soon as possible.
Recently, the new coronavirus continues to mutate, and new outbreaks continue to emerge. Experts judged that due to the virus mutation and winter climate factors, the risk of epidemic spread has increased, and the prevention and control situation is still severe. From November 20th to 21st, a total of 3 new crown deaths were reported in Beijing, all of whom were over 80 years old, and the patients had multiple other diseases.
In the current epidemic situation, we all hope that our families and relatives around us will Friends who are in good health, especially elderly people with chronic underlying diseases at home, can reduce the number of times they go to the hospital. The elderly with chronic underlying diseases are the category with the highest risk of severe illness and death after infection with the new coronavirus crowd.
my country has entered In an aging society, the number of elderly people aged 60 and above in the country has reached 267 million, accounting for 18.9% of the total population. The health of the elderly, especially the elderly, is particularly important. The data shows that the full vaccination rate of the new coronavirus vaccine for the elderly over 80 years old in my country is only 65.7%, and the number of booster vaccinations for the elderly over 80 years old accounts for only 40% of the total number of elderly people over 80 years old. Therefore, it is very necessary and important to increase the full vaccination rate and booster injections for the elderly, and it is very urgent.
As the elderly age and their immune systems weaken, The resistance is weak, and it may even be superimposed on one or more basic diseases or chronic diseases. Once infected with the virus, the risk of severe illness and death may be greatly increased.
Key 2: The consequences of the new coronavirus are more serious for the elderly strong>
Study shows that people over 60 are hospitalized after being infected with the new coronavirus The proportion of patients is higher, the proportion of needing rescue is higher, and the hospitalization time is longer, and the risk of death increases with age.
Even if you have cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic Chronic diseases such as the lungs, as long as the elderly are in stable health and under good drug control, they can be vaccinated against the new coronavirus vaccine after a doctor’s evaluation.
Key 4: There is no upper age limit for COVID-19 vaccination span>
There is no upper age limit for the new crown virus vaccination,Some elderly people over the age of 80 have been vaccinated with the new crown vaccine 。
Appeal from disease control experts
The epidemic is still As we continue, we cannot let our guard down! Experts from the Wuhan Center for Disease Control and Prevention appealed that vaccination against the new coronavirus is the most important means of preventing and controlling the epidemic! Caring for the health of the elderly is our duty and obligation! Young people are requested to accompany their parents to get vaccinated against the new coronavirus as soon as possible, for early vaccination and early protection!
The epidemic is not over yet, and the epidemic prevention cannot be slack
Source: Released by Hubei, Wuhan Disease Control