The Covid Italia bulletin changes. It will go from daily to weekly. The announcement today by the new Minister of Health Orazio Schillaci. On the basis of the prevailing indications in the medical and scientific fields, the daily publication of the bulletin of data relating to the spread of the epidemic, hospitalizations and deaths will be suspended. Here is the reaction of the experts. ANDREONI – “I find it right to switch to a weekly Covid bulletin” at Adnkronos Salute Massimo Andreoni, head of infectious disease at the Tor Vergata Polyclinic in Rome and scientific director of the Italian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases (Simit). “It is time to think about the trends and not about the daily data that often create confusion, especially after the weekend. Personally, I have already oriented myself on this choice, observing the monthly trends of the Covid curve: we must underline how, from the 600 thousand cases in September, we have already gone to one million in October. Almost a doubling, which must always remind us that the virus still circulates a lot “. BASSETTI – With the decision to make the Covid weekly bulletin “the Minister of Health, Orazio Schillaci, is the right person in the right place, he perfectly understood that it was necessary to simplify. So the weekly bulletin is right but I hope it is different, that yes tell who has the symptoms and signs of pneumonia or who has only a positive but asymptomatic swab, where the difference between those who died from Covid and with Covid “. So to Adnkronos Health Matteo Bassetti, director of the Infectious Diseases Clinic of the San Martino Polyclinic in Genoa, commenting on the announcement, today by the new Minister of Health, that based on the prevailing indications in the medical and scientific fields, the suspension will be carried out. the daily publication of the bulletin of data relating to the spread of the epidemic, hospitalizations and deaths. GISMONDO – The announcement, released by the Minister of Health, Orazio Schillaci, about the stop to the daily Covid bulletin and the reintegration of health personnel suspended because they were not vaccinated against Sars-CoV-2, “I was waiting for it”. “Finally a minister who really cares about our health in its entirety,” Maria Rita Gismondo, director of the Clinical Microbiology, Virology and Bio-Emergency Diagnostics Laboratory of the Sacco Hospital in Milan, told Adnkronos Health, which she had repeatedly hoped for to stem the psychological, social and economic effects of a “pandemic panic” now “to be overcome”. “Up to now – underlines the expert – we have seen the pandemic as an ineluctable and imminent disgrace”, and this vision has certainly produced “a very serious problem, weighing heavily on the psyche, on the economy, on the sociality of the people. created a panic that did not even want to ease when the pandemic gave us respite “, highlights Gismondo, welcoming the turning point. “The next step – she adds – will be to no longer indicate vaccines as the only way to fight the virus, but to give excellent information on the use of therapies. And remove the mandatory nature of the vaccine for any category”. ORDER OF DOCTORS – “We absolutely agree with a weekly Covid bulletin”, explains Filippo Anelli, president of Fnomceo, the National Federation of Orders of Surgeons and Dentists, to Adnkronos Salute. “We need to be more pragmatic about these tools, today we have an epidemiological situation that allows us to do so. If it changes in the future, we can reintroduce a daily bulletin. We need flexibility”.