Antiinfluenza vaccines come to Chiapas
Flu alert - Thursday 24 December (12:05 hrs.)
This second batch consists of 41 thousand doses, reports the state Department of Health
It applies to pregnant women in the second trimester of pregnancy, people with diabetes, obesity, HIV carriers and other risk groups
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Tuxtla Gutierrez, December 24 .- The federal government sent to Chiapas, the second batch of vaccines against influenza virus A (H1N1), which consists of 41 thousand doses, according to the Ministry of Health (SS) state.
In a statement, explained that the population extends to vaccinate pregnant women in the second trimester of pregnancy, people with diabetes, obesity, HIV carriers and other risk groups.
The State Health Secretariat received the second batch to be applied also to other health personnel, children six to 24 months of age and caring for children.
It is said the unit, to cover these risk groups, so that will be used to orphanages, homes, home, nurseries, kindergartens, rehabilitation centers, among others.
He recalled that the November 25 arrived in Chiapas the first 21 thousand 830 doses, which are applied to health personnel who serves in the areas of emergency and intensive care.
With this second shipment 830 added 62 thousand doses of vaccine against human influenza viruses received by the Ministry of Health of Chiapas.
The 10 health districts of the state serve as operational centers for vaccination, to have cold rooms to keep the temperature low dose is required in order to ensure its effectiveness.
The State Secretariat of Health urged people at risk to go to be vaccinated with the certainty that is safe and useful and is free. (Agencies / AYV)