About 800,000 Kazakhstanis vaccinated against influenza
“As of 19 October this year, 782,957 people were vaccinated against influenza, accounting for 53.8% of the total number of citizens to be vaccinated, including 117,410 health workers, 40,321 pregnant women, 206,313 children with chronic diseases, 85 118 school pupils, 25,197 teachers of schools, higher and secondary educational institutions, students, 45,959 elderly people, 262,639 representatives of labour force,” reported in MHSD of Kazakhstan.
According to the ministry, during house-to-house visitation by experts of regional health departments, flu cases among pregnant women and children under 1 year, including those vaccinated, are not found.
It should be reminded that mass vaccination against influenza was launched in the country from 3 October.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan