The Department of Disease Prevention and State Sanitary Surveillance purchased 90,666 doses of influenza vaccine through a tender.
According to the department, Grippol+ vaccine is currently being distributed and shipped to all regions of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Vaccination is free, but first of all, people from risk groups will be vaccinated, namely:
Persons with chronic diseases;
Persons over 65;
Nonspecific prevention of respiratory infections consists of the following simple rules:
Wearing of masks and social distancing;
Respiratory hygiene (covering your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing with tissues);
Avoiding hypothermia and overheating of the body;
Timely self-isolation of people who feel unwell, with high fever and other flu symptoms;
Sanitary and hygienic measures (hand hygiene, regular ventilation of premises, wet cleaning, etc.).
If a child has symptoms of ARVI, it is recommended not to send them to school or kindergarten until they recover, and to seek help from a doctor.
In addition, it is necessary to adhere to a study and rest regime, not to overwork, spend more time in the fresh air, sleep enough time and eat well, as well as do morning exercises and work out.
Source: 24.kg News Agency