Saturday , January 28 2023

Prevalence of colds and colds is increasing


In the 46th week of this year (from November 12 to November 18), the total pandemic of Lithuania and the AMD frequency ranged from 65.1 to 10 thousand. population. Last year (2017), as well as patients were similar – 60,2 thousand 10 thousand. population.

In the 46th week of the current year, the lowest level of influenza and HIPC registered in Siauliai administrative district is the largest in the Kaunas administrative area.

Last week, two people were hospitalized in connection with a flu all over Lithuania. One is up to 17 years old and one is an adult.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes that vaccines are the most effective prevention of influenza. Vaccine prevents influenza and its complications. Immunization of influenza vaccine is the most effective means of influenza prevention.

In order to combat influenza vaccine influenza virus, human antibodies are recommended for vaccination in autumn / winter as it takes about two weeks.

What risk groups are recommended for each influenza season?

  • 65 years old and older;
  • pregnant women;
  • people living in social welfare and nursing care facilities;
  • chronic cardiovascular, respiratory, kidney disease, chronic diseases associated with immune mechanisms, malignant tumors;
  • healthcare workers

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