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Campaign against influenza is anticipated in the southern states; vaccination D Day is scheduled for April 20

 
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Vaccines will be available in more than 2500 basic health units of the State
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Vaccines will be available in more than 2500 basic health units of the State

The Ministry of Health set of Paraná, on Tuesday (12), the number of doses for each priority group for vaccination against the flu this year. At the request of the Southern states, the campaign will begin three weeks earlier, on April 15. D-day vaccination is scheduled for the 20th of the same month.

The Paraná has about 2.8 million doses of the vaccine and the campaign will be shorter this year. Vaccination vai until 26 April, allowing people to be immunized before the coldest period that contributes to viral circulation, said Superintendent of Health Surveillance, Sezifredo Peace

The vaccines will be available in more than 2500 basic health units in the state. The doses will be sent by the Ministry of Health at the end of March and now will be decentralized to the regional health authorities and municipalities in the first week of April.

According to the superintendent, the novelty this year is the inclusion of women (mothers with postpartum up to 45 days) and chronically ill groups who will be entitled to receive the vaccine at health facilities closer to their residence. For these groups have been set aside 715,496 doses, with 18,851 to 696,645 pregnant women and for people with chronic diseases.

Other priority groups that were held are aged over 60 years (1,184,212 doses), women (114 677), children aged between six months and one year, 11 months and 29 days (229,353), health workers (204 460 ), Indian (14 571) and population of the prison system and public jails (35,970).

During the meeting of the State Commission of Infectious Diseases, was also presented to the programming State Seminar on Influenza.

Already on 1st April, an event will bring together municipal managers in Curitiba to discuss coping strategies of influenza in Paraná, such as vaccination of risk groups, early use and universal treatment (antiviral) for suspected cases of influenza and disseminating prevention and hygiene.

With information from the SES <i> </ i>

Source: Isaude.net
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