Tehran(IP): Iran President said that it's natural for any government to care about its people, noting that real immunity is achieved when vaccinations are carried out around the world, but it is our moral duty to think about the world.

Iran PressIran News: In the meeting of the National Task Force Against Coronavirus, Hassan Rouhani referred to the hardship of the nurses during last year saying: "Last year was very difficult, they {the nurses} have had a heavy burden on their shoulders and they have done a very important job."

"This year's Nowruz is similar to last year's and we need to be more careful," the president said.

He added, "The situation has become more difficult. People have been kind and cooperative during this time. We should observe health protocols and take more care during Nowruz.

Referring to the start of vaccination in Iran, President Rouhani said: "Conditions will improve in the coming weeks, both for medical staff across the country and for people who are old or have a disease. Today, all government efforts are focused on purchasing vaccines today. In general, our situation is such that we can provide the required vaccine as much as we can.

"This is a pandemic, a disease that has spread around the world," Rouhani said. If a country is 100 percent vaccinated, it may still not be immune to the disease. A real immunity is achieved when vaccinations are carried out around the world and all countries can use them.

Rouhani said "the country could not be vaccinated in one hour, if we have enough vaccine was enough, it will take months and maybe six or seven months to vaccinate the people. In these circumstances, observing the health protocols is a necessity."


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