In pharmacies of Ukraine began to import flu vaccines

В аптеки Украины начали завозить вакцины от гриппа

The vaccine has already been imported to pharmacies

In the coming weeks the pharmacy will deliver all 350 thousand doses of vaccines against influenza, said the health Ministry.

Flu vaccine has already started to deliver in the pharmacy. On Tuesday, October 9, the press service of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

According to the Agency, in the coming weeks the pharmacy will deliver all 350 thousand doses of vaccines against influenza.

“So the Ukrainians will be able to purchase the vaccine at the pharmacy at their own expense and to be vaccinated in a health facility. The cost of the vaccine will range from 200 UAH up to 300 UAH”, – stated in the message.

The health Ministry noted that the vaccine can be purchased on the funds of enterprises and local budgets for priority risk groups – health workers, teachers, children under 5, pregnant women, the elderly, patients with chronic diseases.

“The Ministry encourages local authorities and businesses to ensure vaccination of people from risk groups. After all, prevent the flu will save money: according to various estimates, the damage for each SARS patient (in particular influenza) – from 420 to 2800 UAH, depending on the severity of the disease, and for the state 4200-7800 UAH. And the cost of the vaccine is 200-300 UAH”, – noted in the Ministry of health.

Earlier it was reported that part of influenza vaccines purchased for the Ukrainians, already in the laboratory control.

We will remind, during the new epidemic season in Ukraine is expected three strains of flu virus.

 

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