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The health Ministry began to implement the most modern, tetravalent vaccine against influenza, developed by the Russian producers. First and foremost will be those who communicate a lot with people and is in risk group — doctors, teachers, cashiers, and others. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of health Sergey Kraevoy on “the Global vaccination summit” in Brussels, reports RIA Novosti.
“This year we expect two strains of influenza A, the who recommends us one strain of influenza B. But the flu In a very, figuratively speaking, self-willed, and occasionally who are not “guesses” with the recommendations. So now in developed countries are switching to the so-called tetravalent vaccine, i.e., containing two current and two strain And actual strain of influenza B,” he said.
Regional also noted that before the tetravalent vaccine was produced in just six countries, and now it is included in the Russian national calendar of inoculations. The plan for vaccination planned till 2022. This year vaccination will be conducted for the “so-called high-risk groups, for example, those who most actively communicate with the population and most at risk of transmission is health care workers, teachers, workers of municipal services, transport, tellers.”
Regional added that the vaccine will be sent in the first place “in those regions that we call “gateway”, that is, border regions, and the far East, and West of the country, where the most pronounced migration flows and where the most likely delivery of influenza virus”.
“The government has allocated additional funds for the purchase of it protects the vaccine this year. The process has begun”, — concluded the Deputy Minister.
Earlier, Moscow was the first region in Russia, where he created the electronic database of vaccinations of the 150 registered in the country of vaccine — now residents of the capital will begin to inform about vaccinations by TEXT message. “Our database contains data from vaccination cards more than 1.9 million children. According to these data, parents of 9 percent of children fully or partially refused from vaccination for no objective reason”, — said the head of the Department of health of Moscow Alexey Khripun.
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