Ukraine receives 30,000 doses of flu vaccine for healthcare workers

Ukraine receives 30,000 doses of flu vaccine for healthcare workers

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Ukraine has received 30,000 doses of influenza vaccine as humanitarian aid for healthcare workers, according to Health Minister Viktor Liashko.

“Apart of vaccination against COVID-19, vaccination against influenza continues. Ukraine received 30,000 doses of influenza vaccine free of charge that will be used for healthcare workers. These vaccines were received through the [Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction] PIVI program. These are Korean-made vaccines and they have already been delivered to the regions on November 17-19,” Liashko said at a briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

In addition, according to the minister, more than 180,000 doses of influenza vaccine produced in France and the Netherlands were purchased at the public expense. They will be used to vaccinate people at risk, namely: healthcare workers, people aged 60 and older, the military, educators, etc.

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