Although the vaccine dose was high in mid-April, teacher vaccinations were postponed to June 15 in France. At least Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday, a Meeting with college students from the Alps-de-Hot-Provence. Teachers will be among the preferred audience after the vaccine is opened for those under 50 years of age. An overview of the different strategies of foreign countries.
Priority teachers in 19 states
The OECD noted that 19 countries have taken priority measures for teacher vaccination from primary to high school, as they are estimated “First row” Facing the pandemic: Austria, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey. With variations in each state. Hungary has launched its vaccination campaign and plans to inject 162,000 teachers with the dose by April 11 to reopen schools on the 19th.
In Germany, vaccination of teachers in primary schools and special education centers began in late February. They belong to the second priority circle, those over 70 and co-morbid patients. The German government has also set age standards for teachers in Austria, Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia and the United Kingdom. Slovenia. Similarly, Germany followed a third criterion for determining vaccine order: the level at which teachers teach. Preference will be given to those in kindergarten. It is also used by Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain. Latvia favors teachers who work with children. Russia, Takes into account region-wise virus transmission to establish priority ones.
The United States has been at the forefront of vaccination, putting gum on the side of teachers. According to the latest estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Federal Health Agency), nearly 80% of kindergarten teachers, school and daycare staff are given at least the first injection. “Our effort to immunize teachers, school staff and childcare workers in March has paid off and paved the way for personal and safe learning.” CDC Director Rochelle P. Valensky said. In all, more than 2 million American teachers were vaccinated in March.
Teachers are subject to the same rule as others
Other countries have chosen the same vaccination regimen as teachers. This is the case in Belgium, Costa Rica, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Finland, France, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. In the UK, a petition with over 500,000 signatures was sent to Parliament asking academic staff to prioritize immunity. Health Minister Matt Hancock and Education Minister Gavin Williamson spoke in favor, saying the US Committee on Vaccines and Immunization (JCVI) was too critical and threatening to set up a targeted campaign. “Slowing down the vaccination program, leaving harmful individuals without a dose for a long time.” An approach based on age is favorable.
Since December, UNESCO and UNICEF have called on governments to include teachers in the priority staff of the vaccine campaign, recalling their role. “Front row” : “It helps protect teachers from the virus, allow them to teach privately, and ultimately keep schools open.” UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Four said. According to UNESCO, Schools closed completely in 29 countries, reaching 145,566,725 children so far.