Rio receives new doses of flu vaccine and resumes immunizations

City Hall calls on the entire population to be vaccinated against the

Published in 01/12/2021 - 10:40 By Agência Brasil - Rio de Janeiro

The municipality of Rio de Janeiro received 160,000 doses of flu vaccine and has already resumed immunization of the population against the disease. Yesterday (30) vaccination was suspended due to the lack of immunization in some health units.

With the arrival of new doses, however, immunization has already been resumed in some health centers. The expectation is that all vaccination points already have the immunizing agent until 14:00 today (1st).

The city of Rio is experiencing an outbreak of influenza A (H3N2 ), with several cases registered in recent days. Therefore, the city decided to call the entire population to be vaccinated against the disease.

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Edition: Maria Claudia

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