Influenza season: The first to be vaccinated

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Santo Domingo, DR People over 65 years of age, pregnant women, children from six to 23 months, and people at risk with comorbidities are the groups prioritized by the Ministry of Public Health for vaccination against influenza, whose application campaign is scheduled to start soon. For immunization against seasonal flu or influenza, the country has 450,000 doses, 30% above those obtained last year. However, the health authorities assured that there are currently no influenza outbreaks in the country and that the cases that are being registered are those expected at this time of year. Nicole Batlle, director of the Expanded Immunization Program (EPI), reported that a high-quality vaccination session is being prepared to begin implementation through the hospital network and fixed vaccination points throughout the country. She recalled that influenza is […]