The epidemiologist and Health Councilor of the Puglia Region Pier Luigi Lopalco, gave an interview to the DIRE Agency, answering some questions regarding the vaccine distribution situation in the Apulian Region, with particular interest also in schools and in the resumption of distance learning .
INTERVIEW WITH LOPALCO: VACCINE ADMINISTRATION IN PHARMACIES OF THE PUGLIA REGION
“It will probably be a matter of waiting a couple of weeks to see how the situation of the arrival of the new doses stabilizes and then we can talk about it again.” “At this moment”, he adds, “we have had to reduce the activities of the hubs, our agendas and hub reservations due to a cut in vaccines” which led to the postponement of the implementation of the agreement between the government and Federfarma because ” we did not have a treasure trove of doses to devote to the agreement with the pharmacists “.
INTERVIEW WITH LOPALCO: VACCINAL STOCKS, MODERN DOSES COMING SOON
“Already a big result has been obtained by the commissioner: for example, only in Puglia are in addition to what was expected a few tens of thousand doses of Moderna vaccine that can easily replace the Pfizer vaccine in the same age groups and was not We have to wait a couple of weeks so that maybe, this good news can be accompanied by others “, the councilor hopes.
INTERVIEW WITH LOPALCO: SCHOOL, THE SAFETY OF LESSONS IN PRESENCE
“I exclude that in the next school year the fears and fears of the last school year will be repeated because we have vaccinated almost all the school operators. We have had more than 90% of participation in the immunization campaign among school operators”, he adds, “between the other we are among the regions that more than any other has vaccinated in schools “. Furthermore, Lopalco reiterates that “The operation we carried out among the 18-year-olds, with the graduates went very well so we plan to repeat the same type of organization from August 23 onwards. If, as I hope, we will not have difficulties in vaccinating our children will be able to enter the class already vaccinated, probably already with two doses “, continues the epidemiologist and concludes:” So we can really rest assured about the school in the presence “.