항공종사자와 코로나바이러스감염증-19 백신 예방 접종
COVID-19 Vaccination for Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers
Aeromedical Center, Korean Air, Seoul, KoreaCorrespondence to:
Received: March 12, 2021; Revised: March 31, 2021; Accepted: March 31, 2021
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Korean J Aerosp Environ Med 2021; 31(1): 13-16
Published April 30, 2021 https://doi.org/10.46246/KJAsEM.210003
Copyright © Aerospace Medical Association of Korea.
The coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) vaccine is expected to play an important role in stopping the pandemic. Studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are effective at keeping you from getting COVID-19. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine will also help keep you from getting seriously ill even if you do get COVID-19. Efforts to find an effective vaccine against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 have progressed unprecedentedly through active support from public research grants and private-public partnership programs. Clinical studies have been actively conducted, and some vaccines are being vaccinated with approval for urgent use. The WHO has approved and supplied the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. In Korea, the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine was approved for urgent use, and vaccination began on February 26, 2021. In this paper, the efficacy and side effects of each vaccines and the effect on pilots and air traffic controllers related to COVID-19 vaccination were investigated in terms of aviation medicine.
COVID-19, Vaccines, Aerospace medicine
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