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First batch of flu vaccine for adults received in Penza region

18:44 | 28.08.2017 | Education

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Penza, 28 August 2017. PenzaNews. The first batch of vaccine for adult population immunization against influenza was received in the Penza region. This was reported by the press service of the regional Ministry of Health.

First batch of flu vaccine for adults received in Penza region

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The medicine "Sovigripp" was received in the amount of over 234,000 doses, which makes up 47% of the required quantity.

At the moment, the vaccines are being distributed among medical organizations in accordance with an adult immunization schedule.

Starting Wednesday, August 30, residents of the Penza region will be able to get a vaccine in a clinic at the place of residence.

It is planned that a total of 480,000 adults and 120,000 children will be vaccinated under the preventive vaccination schedule. The vaccines for children were already received.

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