Vaccination against influenza. Basic teaching about vaccination and recommendations of doctors

Vaccination against influenza. Basic teaching about vaccination and recommendations of doctors

The current season is expected to average activity of influenza viruses.

In 2019 it is planned to inoculate about 40% of the population (75% in risk groups), including at the expense of local budgets and personal funds of citizens - 19%, own funds of enterprises and organizations - 8%, and the republican budget - 13%.

The current season is expected to average activity of influenza viruses.

Children will prevail in the age structure of the incidence.

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For whom the vaccine is intended:

children aged from 6 months to 3 years;

children and adults with chronic diseases;

persons with immunosuppression;

people over 65 years old;

pregnant;

medical workers;

children and adults in institutions with a round-the-clock stay;

service workers, educational institutions, trade and transport organizations.

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It takes from 7 to 21 days for immunity to form. The duration of immunity lasts up to 6-12 months.

The effect of vaccination:

Between November 2018 and March 2019, more than 139 thousand cases of influenza were prevented (including more than 16.7 thousand cases of complicated forms);

prevented economic damage - $ 75.6 million equivalent; for each dollar invested in vaccination, an effect of $ 12.5 equivalent was obtained;

the incidence among vaccinated individuals was 12.3 times lower than the incidence among unvaccinated persons.

Mass vaccination will last until 1st of December.

Source: Republican Center for Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health.