Tuesday, October 6, 2009

United States began a vaccination against influenza

Washington - The United States has started the new vaccination against influenza A-H1N1, the first dose of vaccine were given to health workers in the states of Indiana and Tennessee.

How to tell the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it should be part of mass immunization of the population, which will later include other layers of the residents of the United States.
The first vaccine that will be protected by health workers will be nasal spray company Astra Zeneka ", which was first thrown on the market and received approval of the U.S. food and medicine.

Among the 160 million people will have priority in the vaccination, with health workers and pregnant women and people with chronic diseases such as heart disease and patients with diabetes.

Vaccines will arrive slowly, about 20 million doses per week, and officials are not sure how many Americans they actually get, said the British agency.

Government provides free vaccines, but health institutions left on the soul "that will charge the services of vaccination.

Vaccination is not mandatory, but the research company Dilojt "53 percent of respondents stated that they will take the vaccine. Even 75 percent of parents plan to their children vaccinated.

Against the "classic" flu in the United States averaged 40 percent of vaccinated children between the old and four years, 38 percent of adults between 50 and 64 years and 66 percent of those older than 65 years, who usually die from seasonal flu.

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