In the statement, the CDC stated: “Those who are fully vaccinated and that meet 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 over 27.8 million cases and 483,000 deaths, but the country’s epidemic peaks on January 8 with the number of cases. has been decreasing since that time. However, the results of a newly published study show that the variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus detected in the UK is spreading rapidly in the US, and risk leading to a new wave of epidemics in this country.
* According to Malaysia’s National Immunization Program, the country will offer the free COVID-19 vaccine to millions of foreigners.
The proposal above comes as this Southeast Asian country seeks to control infectious clusters that appear in factories, plantations and construction sites.
According to the 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 free of charge to foreigners illegally residing. However, the Government COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Committee will discuss more about how to do this, and will contact state governments, foreign embassies, and non-governmental organizations to assist. .
In a statement, the Government of Malaysia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Committee said the decision to vaccinate these groups was 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 vaccination schedules for foreigners will be announced later.