Influenza vaccination vaccination point: This Saturday, influenza vaccination day throughout the country | Health

After the arrival in the country of more than 5,400,000 doses of the influenza vaccine, the Ministry of Health confirmed that an immunization day against this disease will be held this Saturday May 21 Throughout the national territory.

“Today we are making a call to the target population: children from 6 to 23 months, pregnant women after week 14, population of 60 years and olderhuman talent in health and the entire population of high riskmust be vaccinated against the influence”, he invited Gerson BermontDirector of Promotion and Prevention of the Ministry of Health.

The Ministry also explained that this disease regularly has its highest peaks in Colombia between April and October. In fact, he made it clear that the COVID vaccine from Janssen, Pfizer and Moderna can be applied the same day as the one for Influenza. with the of Sinovac y AstraZeneca an interval of 14 days is recommended.

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