This fall and winter, 4 strains of influenza will flow into in Ukraine. That is the forecast of the World Well being Group (WHO).
This was reported by the Lviv Regional Middle for Illness Management and Prevention of the Ministry of Well being of Ukraine on Telegram. Sure, this season the next strains of influenza viruses are anticipated in Ukraine:
– influenza virus A/Victoria/4897/2022 (H1N1) pdm09;
– influenza virus A/Darwin/9/2021 (H3N2);
– influenza virus B/Austria/1359417/2021 (line B/Victoria);
– influenza virus B/Phuket/3073/2013 (lineage B/Yamagata).
“It’s these strains that will probably be included within the quadrivalent flu vaccines that will probably be used this epidemic season. We expect the vaccine in pharmacies,” the message says.
To begin with, docs suggest getting vaccinated towards influenza for folks in danger. These are, specifically, individuals over 60 years of age, youngsters from six months of age, pregnant ladies, folks with persistent ailments and representatives of an occupational threat group (docs, academics, navy personnel, sellers, and so on.).
They’re advisable to get a flu vaccine to keep away from extreme issues from the illness, which may even result in dying, the nationwide immunization portal notes.
“Vaccination towards influenza is advisable all through your entire influenza season (from October to Could). Influenza vaccination is advisable yearly for individuals aged 6 months and older. Individuals who’ve had the flu within the present or earlier epidemic seasons are advisable to be vaccinated with the vaccine related for the present season,” – Ukrainians had been reminded.
As GLOBAL HAPPENINGS reported, although this summer time the state of emergency attributable to COVID-19 was lifted on the planet, Ukraine faces a brand new infectious hazard. In keeping with forecasts from the Ministry of Well being, in 2023 the chance of measles is extraordinarily excessive.
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