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Flu vaccination campaign begins next Monday

The novelty is that patients with chronic diseases can be immunized at clinics and not just in reference centers

 
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Goal is to immunize 31.3 million people who make up the so-called priority groups
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Goal is to immunize 31.3 million people who make up the so-called priority groups

About 65 000 health centers across the country starting Monday (15) the vaccination campaign against influenza. The goal is to immunize 31.3 million people who make up the so-called priority groups, formed by pregnant women, people over 60, children between 6 months and 2 years, health professionals, Indians, inmates and the chronically ill.

This year, women in the postpartum period (up to 45 days after delivery) will also receive a dose. Another novelty is that patients with chronic diseases can be immunized at clinics and not just in reference centers. Simply present a prescription at the time of vaccination.

Studies have shown that immunization can reduce from 32% to 45% the number of hospitalizations for pneumonia and from 39% to 75% mortality influenza.Pessoas febrile complications, neurological disorders, with a history of severe allergy to eggs and related reaction to previous doses should consult a doctor before taking the vaccine.

The campaign will continue until April 26. Will be distributed approximately 43 million doses this year protects against the following subtypes of influenza: A (H1N1) or swine flu, A (H3N2) and B.

Source: Isaude.net
   Palavras-chave:   Vaccination campaign against influenza    Influenza    H1N1    H3N2    Priority groups    Health   
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