21 June 2021 – Study shows efffect of mRNA vaccines in resthomes

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Research and Development, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Science and Innovation and Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII)

Overview: Title: A study quantifies the effectiveness of mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 in nursing homes in Spain

Overview: The study by the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII) and the Ministry of Health, published in Eurosurveillance, concludes that its effectiveness has been 71% against symptomatic and asymptomatic infection by SARS-CoV-2, 88% in prevention of hospitalizations and 97% in avoiding deaths.

Full details here: https://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/serviciosdeprensa/notasprensa/sanidad14/Paginas/2021/210621-covid-vacunas.aspx

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government