A study released this Saturday (23) by the ISS Institute (Italy’s Superior Health Institute) showed that women, youth between the ages of 12 and 49 and health professionals are at increased risk of reinfection by COVID-19. .
According to the report, people who were first diagnosed 210 days ago, who were not vaccinated or immunized with at least one dose more than 120 days ago, have a higher risk of getting the disease again. higher, than those receiving a single dose. in four months.
The data also shows that the mortality rate of the unvaccinated population above the age of 5 years in the period from February 25 to March 27, 2022 is almost five times higher than for those vaccinated with a complete cycle in less than 120 years. Is. (8 deaths per 100,000/resident) and 10 times more (4 deaths per 100,000/resident) than those given the booster vaccine.
According to the ISS, between August 24, 2021, and April 20 this year, 357,379 cases of re-infection by Covid-19 were recorded, which is 3.2% of the total reported cases. In the last week, the percentage of re-infections was 4.5% of the total cases, up from 4.4% in the previous week. Most were recorded in women, youth ages 12 to 49, and health professionals.