Coronavirus: Young people warn that in a jab, Covid will last a long time
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Young people shared stories about the debilitating effects of long-term Covid as they urged others to be bitten.
A new NHS video shows the experiences of three previously healthy people in a campaign to encourage vaccination.
Just when the government said it had completed its Designed to provide Covid jabs to all 16- and 17-year-olds in England.
They are invited to make appointments with their GPs or go to the appointmentless center.
Currently, more than 360,000 young people between the ages of 16 and 17 in England have been vaccinated.
The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs (DHSC) stated that more than 1 million letters and text messages were sent in three weeks Because this age group is eligible for jabs.
The government stated that all people between the ages of 12 and 15 who are considered at risk in England are also required to be vaccinated.
According to Last digit, There are more than 47.6 million people in the UK-about 87% of those over 16 years old-now have at least one vaccine, and more than 41.6 million people-76%-have received two vaccines.
As of Sunday, 32,253 new Covid cases have been reported across the UK, with 49 deaths within 28 days of testing positive.
Although the younger a person, the lower their overall risk of contracting the coronavirus, young people can still be infected with Covid for a long time-that is, when the symptoms of the disease persist for a long time.
The latest data from England show that people aged 18 to 34 now account for more than one-fifth of the number of people admitted to the hospital with the virus, four times the peak of last winter, and most of them are not vaccinated.
‘Exhausted, just walk from the shop’
In Videos encouraging young people to get vaccinated, Healthy people who had previously suffered from Covid shared their experiences, from bed to bed thinking that they might die.
25-year-old Megan Higgins and 23-year-old Ella Harwood used to be healthy and active, but are now extremely tired from the long-term new coronary pneumonia.
Ms. Higgins, a special education teacher from London, said that eight months later, she “still cannot walk around the store without feeling exhausted.”
“Long-term Covid is debilitating, so please get vaccinated. I don’t want other people to experience what I have,” she said.
Ms. Harwood, an illustrator from London, said that she was bedridden for seven months and worried that she would “never be the same again.”
In the clip, the 31-year-old support worker Quincy Dwamena (Quincy Dwamena) called himself a “healthy young man,” but said he delayed vaccination and became seriously ill.
“I was finally hospitalized, and I thought I was going to die,” he said.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the risk of symptoms lasting more than 28 days after two doses of the vaccine is approximately halved.
Health Minister Sajid Javid said: “Whether you are young, healthy or healthy, these poignant stories show that Covid-19 can affect anyone.
“I encourage everyone to come forward and get both vaccines as soon as possible, because vaccines are the best way to protect you and your loved ones from serious diseases.”
The government and companies such as Asda and Deliveroo lobby to increase vaccination rates among young people Offer rewards To those who receive the jab.
At the same time, pop-up vaccination sites have been opened in places such as London’s Paradise Nightclub, as well as football stadiums and festivals across the country.
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