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More than half of population of Penza region covered by immunization against influenza

13:13 | 11.12.2018 | Medicine

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Penza, 11 December 2018. PenzaNews. A total of 53% of the Penza region population was covered with immunization against influenza.

More than half of population of Penza region covered by immunization against influenza

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"670,100 people were vaccinated in the framework of the national vaccination calendar, which makes up 100% of the plan for influenza vaccination. 31,797 people were vaccinated at the expense of employers and other funds," Galina Rozhkova, head of Health Protection and Public Sanitary Welfare Department of the Penza regional Health Ministry, said.

She specified that flu vaccinations would last for two more weeks at least.

According to the press service of the regional Ministry of Health, the Rospotrebnadzor department in the Penza region agreed on the continuation of the vaccination at the expense of other sources of funding including funds of employers and citizens.

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