Dr. Duchin cited many reasons for his optimistic outlook, including declining cases and hospitalization rates, increased vaccine distribution, and another single-dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, which may be approved by the FDA early next week. .
He said: "As a community, we have many reasons to be encouraged." "Complacency will be a major mistake now, but we are in a much better situation today than a month ago, and we are moving towards possible return to normal within a few months In the direction of
He added: "After weeks of serious caution and vigilance, we may be able to put the worst COVID-19 pandemic behind us." "We are about to put it on the rearview mirror."
Du Qin also touted the fact that last week was the first time in the entire pandemic history that Jin County did not see any new cases of COVID-19 in a long-term institution.
In the days to come, Johnson & Johnson’s vaccines may prove to be an important part of the timetable for accelerating counties and states to stop the pandemic. After an FDA expert panel unanimously recommended its emergency use, the vaccine removed major obstacles on Friday.
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Compared with vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna, the vaccine also has obvious advantages.
Dr. Du Qin said: "This is a very good vaccine." "It has some very attractive features: it is a single dose, very easy to store, very effective, and has fewer side effects."
Even so, he emphasized that people should take any available vaccine, and that all three vaccines are "highly effective" in preventing severe COVID-19 symptoms.
He suggested: "The real advice is if there are vaccines for you to take." "We can say with great confidence that all these vaccines can highly protect you from serious illness, hospitalization and death."