Large-scale vaccination against influenza in Krasnoyarsk Territory


A large-scale action on vaccination of people against influenza starts in Krasnoyarsk Territory on October, 16. The action is a part of the national project "Health" initiated by President Putin. 300 thousand doses of the vaccine have already been delivered to the region and are being distributed among districts and towns now, as the agency of health service of Krasnoyarsk Territory reported.

Vaccination will be free for children who go to kindergartens and pre-school, teachers and doctors, retired people. The rest people will be able to be vaccinated with medicine made in Russia or abroad for $7-$16 in the local hospitals. Doctors also offer corporate vaccination.

It is worth mentioning that influenza strains are expected to be the same as last year.