More Than 40% Of Residents In The Samara Region Are Already Vaccinated Against Influenza

More Than 40% Of Residents In The Samara Region Are Already Vaccinated Against Influenza
More Than 40% Of Residents In The Samara Region Are Already Vaccinated Against Influenza

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The first two deliveries of the vaccine were mastered. The shipment of the vaccine, which arrived last week, has now been distributed to health facilities. Another delivery is expected this week.

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Doctors recommend getting the flu shot primarily for those who are at high risk of the disease. These are children over 6 months old, schoolchildren, college and university students, as well as employees of medical and educational organizations, transport, utilities, pregnant women, adults over 60 years old, conscripts, patients with chronic diseases, including cardiovascular lung disease, metabolic disorders and obesity.

"Now, in the epidemic season, it is imperative to get vaccinated against influenza, this is protection from a serious illness, from possible complications and death," emphasizes Irina Roganova, chief freelance specialist in infectious diseases of the Ministry of Health of the Samara Region, associate professor of the Department of Infectious Diseases with the course of epidemiology of Samara State Medical University. practice shows, even if cases of the disease are possible, as a rule, it will be a mild form. There is no need to be afraid of being vaccinated. We have been vaccinating for more than 20 years. We are constantly working to improve, improve the quality of the vaccine and its safety. It is better to make one injection, than live and worry that a disease will develop, from which there may be serious complications."

Vaccination, doctors say, is well tolerated in most cases. After vaccination, immunity is formed, which lasts at least a year. In the Samara region, about 60% of residents are planning to vaccinate, this will create collective immunity.

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