The number of coronary patients in hospital has recently continued to grow. HS will follow the press conference and show it live.
How is the difficult corona situation in Finland now? Will the fourth round of vaccination be extended and who will receive a possible fourth dose?
Answers to these questions are expected on Thursday, when the Department of Health and Welfare (THL) and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (STM) will hold a progress report on the corona situation. In the past, the event was held weekly, but today it is held every two weeks.
A leading expert will speak at the event Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki From STM and Chief Physician Otto Helve From THL. Some information about vaccinations is to be expected, as a leading expert is also involved Mia Kontio From THL.
Last in times of coronation, topical issues have been the continued progression of the epidemic and the possible need for fourth vaccinations.
The number of coronary patients in hospital has increased. There were 969 patients on Wednesday, some of whom are in the hospital primarily for reasons other than coronary heart disease. About the deteriorating situation has expressed concern for example, the Minister of Family and Basic Services Who is Linden (sd).
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One of the reasons for the increase in the need for hospital care is the decline in the effectiveness of the third vaccination of the risk group against infections, said the Director of Diagnostics of the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District (Hus) Lasse Lehtonen To HS last week.
National Vaccination Expert Group (Krar) met on Monday to consider whether a fourth vaccination should be recommended to a section of the population. The outcome of the group has not yet been reported.
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