"Third wave" warning from Coronavirus Scientific Committee Member Taşova
Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine Balcalı Hospital Head of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department and Member of the Coronavirus Scientific Committee Prof. Dr. Yeşim Taşova, "Vaccination and the distress of staying in isolation for a long time, the complacency of vaccination and neglecting the mask, distance and hygiene rules may cause the third wave we expect, especially." said.
Taşova made a statement to the AA reporter about the vaccination studies started against the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19), the possible third wave and the things that need attention.
Reminding that according to the "Kovid-19 Vaccine National Implementation Strategy" determined by the Ministry of Health, the studies initiated by the vaccination of healthcare workers on January 14 continue with the vaccination of citizens of a certain age range, Taşova stated that the desired level of vaccination has not yet been reached.
Taşova, emphasizing that the measures work, but the slightest relaxation will increase the number of cases, "Because we have not reached the level we want yet, it should reach the level we want. Neglect of the rules may cause the third wave we expect, especially. It needs to be very careful. " he spoke.
"The most important feature of mutation is that it spreads very quickly"
Stating that three important mutations related to the virus have been developed recently, Taşova continued as follows:
"Mutation in everyone's language now. Three important mutations have developed recently. The most important feature of these three important mutations is that they are spreading very quickly and are spreading among young people.
The fact that it spreads very rapidly may cause more infections, more infections, more hospitalizations, as well as sickness of risky groups and an increase in intensive care occupancy rates. As a matter of fact, such alarms were given in Europe such as Italy, England and Germany, it is said that the number of new cases increased by 30 percent and more. "
"You can get the virus again after vaccination"
Emphasizing that people who have the vaccine should not be complacent, Taşova continued her words as follows:
"It does not mean that people who are vaccinated will not receive the virus. You can get the virus again after vaccination. The most important advantage of this vaccine is to make you have a very mild disease without symptoms. Having the virus means it can spread it around, especially to risky groups. so, the vaccine when the mask, distance, hygiene rules should not and may never meant to be loosened. Society is much less part of 2 on a bit per cent in Turkey has a vaccination rate, much lower. more will be spent in serious illness took disease There are many people, so you have to pay attention to%