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Ukraine has a large older population: over 10 million people aged 60 or more, roughly a quarter of the total population.
I am a 72 year old Ukrainian, born in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg. Most of my life I spent in Kyiv. For more than 20 years I was in charge of the UN Programme on Ageing.
“OS CUIDADORES TAMBÉM PRECISAM DE CUIDADO” – O CUIDADOR SOCIAL DE UM PROGRAMA COMUNITÁRIO COM PESSOAS IDOSAS (PMC) EM TEMPOS DE COVID-19 NO BRASIL
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Indonesian government advises unvaccinated people aged 60 and over not to leave their homes for the next month
Today it was reported that national government minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan advised older people not to leave their homes until at least next month, due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant
The Global Platform is continuing to keep an eye on COVID-19 vaccine coverage data for different age groups. For many countries, this information is not made public. For the Philippines it is.
In the wake of the rapid global spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, it is understandable that people of all ages are anxious to protect themselves as much as possible.
On 21 December 2021, South Africa’s National Institute for Infectious Diseases published new data on Omicron. The data are able to differentiate between cases that are almost certainly Omicron variant (S-gene target failure) and those related to other variants (essentially Delta).
OMICRON y las personas mayores en los países de ingresos bajos y medios: actualización 20 de diciembre de 2021
Este artículo se basa en el último informe técnico global de la OMS sobre Omicron, con fecha el 17 de diciembre de 2021.