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President Han and Prime Minister urge public to believe in expert judgments and actively get the flu vaccine

President Han and Prime Minister urge public to believe in expert judgments and actively get the flu vaccine

According to Korea Broadcasting International (KBS), on the 28th local time, South Korean Prime Minister Ding Shijun stated at the meeting of the Central Disaster Safety Countermeasures Headquarters that the timing of influenza vaccination is very important and appeals to the public to trust experts.

According to the judgment, actively get influenza vaccination while paying attention to the health status. Earlier, South Korean President Moon Jae-in also stated that the public should trust the judgment of experts.

Ding Shijun also emphasized that influenza vaccination should not be stopped, which is a scientific judgment made by experts.

Regarding the current situation of influenza vaccination, he said that as of the 27th, of the 19 million national vaccination subjects, 10.6 million have been vaccinated against influenza, and the vaccination rate is almost 56%.

Prior to the 26th, South Korean President Moon Jae-in stated at the Blue House meeting that from the current case analysis of deaths, it has been confirmed that there is no direct correlation between death and vaccination. 

It is hoped that the public can trust the results of the research and discussion conducted by the authorities and experts. He also emphasized that with the simultaneous spread of influenza and coronavirus this year, it is even more necessary to expand influenza vaccination.

On the other hand, when talking about the revision of social distancing measures, Ding Shijun said that it is currently necessary to establish a more sophisticated pandemic prevention system that coordinates pandemic prevention and daily life based on the accumulated experience and effective methods.

The meeting that day reflected this problem. Discuss the amendments to social distancing measures. This amendment subdivided the level of social distancing measures, greatly reduced the one-size-fits-all restrictions, formulated more sophisticated pandemic prevention benchmarks, and focused on improving social acceptance.

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