San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
he Mesoamerican Polytechnic University Covid-19 Observatory (Unitec) Requirements Coronavirus disease Just like the common flu.
This is reported by the owner of the observatory, Dragon Queenwho pointed out SARS-CoV-2 virus Stay long covid-19.
“There are new outbreaks in the world, like in Honduras, that are highly contagious and have high hospitalization rates, albeit in small numbers. stay for a long time. “We should see more vaccine options, including non-RNA vaccines,” he added. “Corbevax, with the most well-known technology, the lowest cost and patent-free”.
On May 5, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of the global COVID-19 emergency.
Epidemiologist Tito Alvarado’s message to the Honduran population is not to think of covid-19 as a common flu because it’s so far from it.
“Look, covid-19 is still deadly, and worse, it leaves behind, so you don’t have to ‘get the flu’ because people really need to understand that covid-19 is a monster that will continue to take the Take lives. Many because they cannot take care of themselves or get vaccinated,” he explained.
As of 2023, 41 people have died from covid-19, according to official figures from the Ministry of Health (Sesal).
Experts advise people to go to the nearest health center to get vaccinated against the virus to avoid serious consequences.
Honduras is seeing its second outbreak of covid-19 cases in 2023, according to health experts, and most of those infected are people who have already contracted the disease once or twice.
In early June last year, two omicron subvariants, XBB.1.5 and XBB.1.15, were detected to be circulating in the country, and the positive rate increased by 18%.