Influenza vaccination will begin in Russia in August

Seasonal influenza vaccination in 2020 will kick in earlier than usual. As said Minister of health Michael Murashko in an interview Naila Asker-zade on the channel “Russia 24”, the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19 forces not to wait for September.

As stressed Murashko, it is better to get vaccinated before the period of expansion of morbidity. Flu vaccine is already produced, and the Russians will be able to defend in August.

“the Government has released regulations that were required to conclude all contracts,” — said the Minister.