On February 10, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that people who get the full dose of COVID-19 vaccine will not need quarantine after contact with an infected person. .
In the notice, the CDC stated: “Those who are fully vaccinated, meeting the criteria will not need to be quarantined after being in contact with someone with COVID-19.”
According to the CDC, the criteria included those exposed to COVID-19 who were fully vaccinated, exposed within 3 months of receiving the last dose, and who remained asymptomatic since the current exposure.
The United States is currently the country most severely affected by COVID-19, with more than 27.8 million cases and 483,000 deaths, but the country’s epidemic peaks on January 8 with the number of cases. has gradually decreased since that time.
However, the results of a newly published study show variation of SARS-CoV-2 virus The discovery that the UK is spreading rapidly in the US threatens to lead to a new epidemic wave in this country.
[Mỹ: Số ca COVID-19 hàng ngày lần đầu xuống dưới 100.000 trong năm 2021]
According to Malaysia’s National Immunization Program, the country will recommend vaccination COVID-19 Free for millions of foreigners. The proposal above comes as the Southeast Asian nation seeks to control drive of infection Appears in factories, plantations and construction sites.
According to Vietnam News Agency reporter in Kuala Lumpur, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, and Minister of Coordination of the COVID-19 vaccination program of Malaysia Khairy Jamaluddin said that diplomats, foreigners, born Students, foreign families living in Malaysia, foreign workers will be vaccinated for free in this vaccination.
The Malaysian cabinet has also agreed to provide the vaccine for free to illegally resident foreigners. However, the Government COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Committee will discuss more about how to do this, and will contact state governments, foreign embassies, and NGOs to assist. .
In a statement, the Government of Malaysia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Committee said the decision to vaccinate these groups is deemed necessary to achieve public immunity because “no one is safe until all Everyone is safe. “
Besides, the statement states that expats have become a part of the Malaysian community and contribute to the country’s economy. Details of the vaccination schedule for foreigners will be announced later./.