January 16, 2022

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Quebec has not listened to its experts on the rapid administration of the 3rd dose to those infected

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Quebec decides to accept COVID-19 infected individuals 3E Dosage at the end of their symptoms is not in accordance with the “operational” requirements and the opinion of its public health experts.

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However, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday that it was “following a recommendation from public health”, but two members of the Quebec Immunization Committee (CIQ) responded that it was a government decision.

When asked if it was based on any scientific arguments, the MSSS did not yet respond on Wednesday afternoon.

The QMI agency, however, received the recommendation of the former National Director of Public Health.R Horacio Arruda, on this subject, a document signed on the day of his resignation.

One last recommendation from Arruda

Suitable for allowing infected people to get 3 quicklyE Dosage is second only to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) positions.

He also cited “PCR tests are not available” and the “limited ability of laboratories to analyze tests”.

The position of the Quebec Immunization Committee (CIQ) is also mentioned there, but this is to say that it does not “eliminate” the option.

However, this is not usually the opinion of a panel of experts consulted by the government, dR Gaston de Ceres and dBack Mary Guay, also a professor at the University of Sherbrook.

“We discussed it with them and we said: No, we’re not going there,” Gaston de Cerres said in an interview, which was one of the first times the government did not follow through. Not the position of the CIQ.

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Operational and administrative requirements

“CIQ did not say: you can do this before, no, no. “We have a decision at the government level to say, ‘We want to do this quickly,’ but this is not the opinion of the CIQ,” said the doctor-epidemiologist.

According to the exact location of the CIQ, a person infected with COVID should “ideally” wait three months to have his 3s.E Vaccination dose and “minimum” eight weeks.

“It has not shifted towards scientific data, providing excellent protection against disease, but at present, operational or administrative requirements have been captured,” Dee said.Back Marys Gueve.

Gaston de Ceres said he understood the purpose of such a decision, especially in the case where PCR tests analyzed in laboratories are now assigned to workers required for specific categories and where rapid testing is not available. Passport. Most symptomatic Cubans do not know if they are infected with COVID-19 or another virus and therefore do not know whether to wait before they get their 3s.E Dosage.

For vaccination passport?

Last Thursday, Health Minister Christian Dube announced his intention to expand the vaccine passport to three doses once the entire population has the opportunity to receive it, which could take months if infected people. Wait for the recommended deadline. CIQ.

To say that we will treat the infection as non-existent and take three doses per person for the passport [vaccinal], Yes, it makes the passport easier to maintain, but is there any medical reason to justify it? No, ”said Gaston de Ceres.

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