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Vaccine campaign against influenza completed in Kamchatka | HEALTH


Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, November 6 – AIF-Kamchatka. Kamchatka over 143 thousand people received an influenza vaccine. This is more than 45% of the population of the peninsula and 100% of this year's projected figure, reports the Regional Ministry of Health.

"Today, 48,000 children (100% of the plan) and 88,000 adults (100% of the federal plan) have been vaccinated against flu with federal vaccines in the province. Sixty thousand people and more than 1 thousand people were vaccinated at the expense of companies at the Regional Health At the expense of the ministry, all vaccines were vaccinated against 143 thousand 75 people, accounting for 45.3% of the population of the peninsula, "said the minister.

The incidence of acute respiratory viral infections in the region is 39.2% lower than the weekly epidemic threshold, while in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky it is by 40.8% lower. Flu cases in this season are not laboratory confirmed.

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