Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

More than 590,000 people have been immunized against influenza in Panama

More than 590,000 people have been immunized against influenza in Panama

In the Metropolitan Health Region is where more doses against influenza have been applied. They reiterate the importance of inoculating against this virus.
A total of 591,078 doses of the influenza vaccine have been applied in Panama so far this year.

According to the latest report of the Expanded Immunization Program (PAI), of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), of the total doses, 123, 549 have been applied in the Metropolitan Health Region; 61,927 in the West Panama Health Region; 53,934 in Coclé and 52,938 in the province of Chiriquí.

On the other hand, 42,715 immunizers have been placed in the Ngäbe Buglé region and 41,004 in the province of Veraguas.

They reiterate to the public the importance of the application of the influenza vaccine, and that if the vaccine against COVID-19 has already been applied, a period of 15 days should be expected after having been immunized.

According to the Pan American Health Organization, influenza is a viral infection that mainly affects the nose, throat, bronchial tubes, and occasionally the lungs.

mike 62 days ago
We have known since March 2020 that the corona virus behaves like a normal flu virus.
The lethality of Covid-19 has been proven (shown in meta studies by John P. Ioannidis, among others) in the range of the annual flu, which can also be fatal for certain age groups and people with previous illnesses.


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