Rio receives new doses against flu and resumes immunization tomorrow

Vaccination was suspended on day 3 due to lack of doses

Published in 09/12/2021 - 08:31 By Agência Brasil - Rio de Janeiro

The city of Rio de Janeiro received 100,000 doses of flu vaccine last night (8). Therefore, the Municipal Health Department said it should resume, tomorrow (10), the immunization of the population against the disease.

Vaccination was suspended last Friday (3), due to the lack of doses caused by the increased demand for the vaccine.

Rio is experiencing an outbreak of influenza. Last Tuesday (7), the Health Department announced that more than 20 thousand people were infected in recent weeks.

Text translated using artificial intelligence.

Edition: Kleber Sampaio

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