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COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination program for aging adults.
Chakraborty, C; Sharma, A R; Bhattacharya, M; Agoramoorthy, G; Lee, S-S.
  • Chakraborty C; Department of Biotechnology, School of Life Science and Biotechnology, Adamas University, Barasat, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. drchiranjib@yahoo.com.
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci ; 25(21): 6719-6730, 2021 11.
Article in English | MEDLINE | ID: covidwho-1524860
ABSTRACT

OBJECTIVE:

COVID-19 vaccines have developed quickly, and vaccination programs have started in most countries to fight the pandemic. The aging population is vulnerable to different diseases, also including the COVID-19. A high death rate of COVID-19 was noted from the vulnerable aging population. A present scenario regarding COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination program foraging adults had been discussed. MATERIALS AND

METHODS:

This paper reviews the current status and future projections till 2050 of the aging population worldwide. It also discusses the immunosenescence and inflammaging issues facing elderly adults and how it affects the vaccinations such as influenza, pneumococcal, and herpes zoster.

RESULTS:

This paper recommends clinical trials for all approved COVID-19 vaccines targeting the elderly adult population and to project a plan to develop a next-generation COVID-19 vaccine.

CONCLUSIONS:

The review has mapped the COVID-19 vaccination status from the developed and developing countries for the elderly population. Finally, strategies to vaccinate all elderly adults globally against COVID-19 to enhance longevity has been suggested.
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Full text: Available Collection: International databases Database: MEDLINE Document Type: Article Main subject: Aging / COVID-19 Vaccines / COVID-19 Subject: Aging / COVID-19 Vaccines / COVID-19 Language: English Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Year: 2021

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Full text: Available Collection: International databases Database: MEDLINE Document Type: Article Main subject: Aging / COVID-19 Vaccines / COVID-19 Subject: Aging / COVID-19 Vaccines / COVID-19 Language: English Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Year: 2021
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