665,000 vaccines against flu to reach Ukraine before epidemiological season

Source : 112 Ukraine

Most of the vaccines will come from France and Korea
19:26, 1 September 2020

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Before the epidemiological season begins in Ukraine, 665,000 anti-flu vaccines are supposed to reach the country. Public Health Centre reported that on Facebook.

500,000 doses will be provided by French company VAXIGRIP TETRA. 45,000 doses of Influvac vaccine will come from the Netherlands. Republic of Korea is supposed to send the total of 120,000 vaccines.

About 3,000 Covid-19 cases daily are expected in Ukraine at the end of September – beginning of October, Prime Minister Denys Shmygal reports.

“Today, we have from 2,000 up to 2,500 infection cases daily. According to the calculations and predictions, at the end of September – the beginning of October this number will grow up to 3,000 infected daily. It will load the hospitals for over 80%,” Shmygal said.

Related: New flu strain found in China, it might become pandemic

Related: WHO releases warnings and guidelines for countries emerging from lockdown

Over the past 24 hours, 2,088 new cases of coronavirus infection have been observed in Ukraine. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 123,303 patients have been diagnosed with the disease: 2,605 have died (+48 per day) and 57,802 (+688 per day) have recovered.

Earlier, Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko stated that Ukrainian laboratories are capable of conducting 130,000 coronavirus tests per week.

Related: Health Ministry to buy 1.5 mln vaccines from flu for doctors, teachers, police and Border Guards

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