To date, at least 3.06 million inhabitants of the European Union have received a first dose of anti-Covid-19 vaccine. This is only 0.68% of the total population, according to an . count. While this figure may seem minimal, it worries the World Health Organization at the same time. Because according to her, only ten countries administer 95% of vaccines against Covid-19. It does not remain months that, according to the map drawn up by ” Our world in data », Vaccination on the continent remains very heterogeneous.
According to the data analysis site, the ten countries which concentrate 95% of vaccination are: the United States, China, the United Kingdom, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Russia, Germany, Spain and Canada. This open data site maintains vaccination data in Europe. Funded by donations since 2014, Our World in Data is a not-for-profit company, created in collaboration with the University of Oxford.
LIVE MAP OF VACCINATIONS IN EUROPE
As a reminder at this stage, the pandemic of the new coronavirus has killed at least 1,979,596 worldwide. The United States is the most affected country in terms of both deaths and cases, with 384,784 deaths, followed by Brazil (205,964), India (151,727), Mexico (136,917) and the United Kingdom (84,767) ).
BOX – vaccination in the United States
Some 10 million people have received a first injection of one of two vaccines authorized in the United States, US health authorities reported Wednesday (January 13).
This represents about 3% of the American population, a month after the launch of the largest vaccination campaign in the country’s history.
According to experts, herd immunity is achieved when around 75% of the population is vaccinated.
The vaccination program has fallen considerably behind: the Trump administration set the ambitious goal of 20 million injections, double today, and this, before the end of December.
The United States is officially aiming immunization of 100 million people by the end of the first quarter of 2021, at the end of March, in two and a half months.
The vaccines currently authorized in the United States are those from Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna, which are administered in two doses spaced three or four weeks apart respectively.