“Italy today will exceed 64 million doses” of the anti-covid vaccine administered. The Minister of Health said so Roberto Speranza, speaking at the presentation of the OsMed 2020 National Report ‘The Use of Drugs in Italy’, promoted by the Italian Medicines Agency Aifa.
“We are still in an epidemic” coronavirus “season and we absolutely cannot let our guard down” because “the numbers that other European countries report to us and that also come to us from the Italian regions are growing numbers. We are trying to implement a strategy for this new and different phase “, which the country is experiencing” for a basic element: phase 2 of Covid is a phase that sees a significant presence of vaccines available “, underlined the minister.
“During the day today we will reach this milestone, which is only a piece of work that we still have to do – warned the minister -. But it is an extraordinary number, we are proceeding at a fast pace and in recent weeks there have been about 570 thousand doses. administered every day and I think it is increasingly evident how it represents the fundamental way to try to manage this different phase “.
“I think we are at a really decisive point”, because “within this passage we have a double challenge to play: the first is still the management of the pandemic, but the most interesting part concerns the need to build the future of the national health system and I think that the quality of the work that we have to do together as a country as a whole is to try to value the lessons we have received in these difficult months “, continued Speranza,
“They have been difficult months for our NHS – he observed – but after a year and a half of struggle at Covid we photograph the possibility of transforming this crisis into an opportunity. To put it into words is easy, working to really do it is more complicated. And this it is a challenge that calls us to enormous responsibility, but it is a concrete possibility “, assured the minister, speaking of the maxi investment linked to the NRR (National Recovery and Resilience Plan).