Vaccination against coronavirus in the world and in Turkey has began on January 14, 2021.
As of May 27, 2021
Number of vaccinated (1 or 2 doses): 16 377 100 – 19.23%
Fully vaccinated: 12,228,353 – 14.36%
Total vaccinations: 28 605 453
The following COVID-19 vaccines are approved in Turkey:
▫Pfizer / BioNTech
All of these vaccines are designed to teach the body’s immune system to safely introduce and eradicate the virus that causes COVID-19.
•Vaccines containing inactivated virus that do not cause disease but produce an immune response (Inactivated vaccines).
•Vaccines containing attenuated virus that do not cause disease but produce an immune response (Live attenuated vaccines).
•Protein-based vaccines that use protein fragments that mimic the structure of the COVID-19 virus to safely generate an immune response.
•Viral vector vaccines using non-disease viruses carrying RNA fragments of the COVID-19 virus to generate a safe immune response.
•m-RNA and DNA vaccines, a state-of-the-art approach that uses genetically engineered RNA and DNA fragments to produce proteins that elicit a safe immune response on their own.
The number of cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in the world has exceeded 170 million.
According to updated data from the Worldometer website, as for the morning of May 29, the number of cases with a dangerous infection has reached 170,157,408.
The largest number of the COVID-19 cases was registered in the United States – 34,022,657.
The top ten countries with the highest number of infections are include: India (27 729 247), Brazil (16 392 657), France (5 646 897), Turkey (5 228 322), Russia (5 044 459), Great Britain (4 447 705 ), Italy (4,209,707), Argentina (3,702,422) and Germany (3,680,159).
In general, due to COVID-19, 3,538,083 people have died in the world. The number of those who won the dangerous infection was 151,996,303.
14,623,022 people are on undergoing treatment in hospitals.
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Information Platform