“I have always said that the pandemic is not over, but today we have tools to manage it in a different way. In particular, the vaccination data is very encouraging”. This was stated yesterday by the Minister of Health Roberto Speranza, on the sidelines of the meeting “The new health of the territory closer to people to reduce inequalities”, organized at the San Giovanni Addolorata hospital in Rome.
Reiterating the importance of anti-Covid vaccination and the use of personal protective equipment, he then stressed that “we must not let our guard down, we must continue to pay particular attention to the use of masks. indoors and then continue to do the third doses”. It is also important to do the fourth dose now for the immunocompromised, we will see if even at older age groups”, he added. (COVID: THE LATEST NEWS LIVE – COVID VACCINE: DATA AND GRAPHS ON ADMINISTRATIONS IN ITALY, REGION BY REGION)
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Among the issues addressed by the Minister of Health, the one introduced by the latest Ukrainian decree on the possibility of employing Ukrainian doctors and nurses in Italy. “No controversy. If quality professionals arrive, I think it is right to put them at the service of the population. We do not yet have precise figures on this but we will understand them day by day”, he concluded.
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Covid, Ricciardi: “The era of masks is not over”
Walter Ricciardi, consultant to the Minister of Health and professor of public hygiene at the Catholic University, recently spoke about the importance of using the closed mask, in an interview with the newspaper “La Stampa” . “If we think the virus is gone and we abandon the good hygiene practices followed over the past few years, then we run a huge risk,” he said, also referring to the use of masks. “The Italian government is acting by following the trend of infections, reviewing the evidence and trying to comfort citizens where and when it can by essentially applying common sense rules,” Ricciardi continued, but “the virus is still pandemic.”
Pregliasco: “Without masks inside wave in June”
Fabrizio Pregliasco, director of IRCSS Galeazzi in Milan, also warned of the possible effects of stopping the use of masks indoors. “If we remove the masks indoors, there is the possibility of a new wave of infections in June and July,” he said in a speech to Rai Radio1, host of Un Giorno da Pecora. As for the cessation of the green pass and other measures from May 1, “we are leaving the stage of their abolition from May 1 but we communicate that there is a possibility of return if the number of hospitalized and resuscitation is increasing as in the past,” he reported.