A week later, the free vaccination of inhabitants of the Basque Country against the flu will be completed. About this UFA.AIF.RU reported the head of Rospotrebnadzor Office in Belarus Yevgeny Stepanov.
"By November 15 this year we have to complete the immunization of the population against influenza at the expense of the federal budget," says Yevgeny Stepanov, household sanitary practitioner in Belarus. – According to the national preventive vaccination calendar, 1 million 600,000 people, or 40% of the population, including 440,200 people in Ufa, will receive free seasonal flu vaccine. These are high-risk groups: pre-school children, schoolchildren, students, medical staff, teachers, draftees, people over 60 and often ill residents. "
According to Stepanov, the Republic received 45% of the "Sovigripp" adult vaccine and 42.6% of the children's "Sovigrippa" in early September. Child's drug differs from an adult in the absence of preservatives. In early November they are fully used. The other half will come the second day. The vaccine is domestic, effective against influenza A1 – Michigan (similar pandemic tribe 2009), A2 – Singapore and B – Colorado, which experts predict in the future epidemic season.
So far 18.9% of the population in the Republic has been vaccinated, in Ufa – 20.2%. At the expense of extrabudgetary funds, more than 10,000 people received preventive vaccinations, of which approximately 9,000 – from companies and organizations that paid for the purchase of vaccines. To reach at least 45% of the population, at least 75% of the risk groups, a further application for anti-influenza vaccines were sent to 230,000 doses, including 70,000 doses for children. However, the federal center has not yet provided guarantees for the implementation of this application.