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
-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.