Influenza epidemic activity continues to decline in Portugal

JN / Agencies Yesterday at 22:38 Influenza epidemic activity continues to decline in Portugal, with the incidence rates of flu syndrome and acute respiratory infection falling to 26.8 per 100,000 inhabitants, according to data released this Thursday. The National Institute of Health’s Influenza Epidemiological Surveillance Bulletin. Ricardo Jorge (INSA) points out “a decrease in the […]

Flu: who got vaccinated at the end of 2021 should get vaccinated again? | Health

Opening of the National Influenza Vaccination Campaign.© Arquivo/Gilberto Marques/Government of the State of São Paulo Everyone who did not receive the immunizer in 2021 can be vaccinated At the end of 2021, amid the emergence of the new Ômicron variant of Covid-19, the Brazilian population had to deal with another problem: an unusual flu outbreak […]

Sesma expands target audiences for vaccinations; check what they are

Vaccination takes place in UBS’s, universities and shopping malls. (Photo: Publicity / WFP) The Prefecture of Belém, through the Municipal Health Department (Sesma), as of this Monday (9), expands the application of the fourth dose of the vaccine against covid-19 to new groups. Basic and higher education education workers and members of the Armed Forces […]

450 positive cases in one week. Influenza A with decreasing trend in Portugal

In the 2021/2022 season, the laboratories of the Portuguese Network of Laboratories for the Diagnosis of Influenza (Hospitals) reported 100,116 cases of respiratory infection and 6,266 cases of flu were identified. The epidemic activity of influenza is on a downward trend in Portugal, according to the Instituto Nacional Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA), which points to […]

DF will have 79 points of immunization against flu and measles – Brasília

This Saturday (30), the Federal District opens 79 points of immunization against influenza and measles for children aged six months to under five years. Priority groups, such as pregnant women and people with disabilities, in addition to the elderly aged 60 and over, will also be able to receive the vaccine dose. The posts will […]

DF will have 79 points of immunization against flu and measles – Brasília

This Saturday (30), the Federal District opens 79 points of immunization against influenza and measles for children aged six months to under five years. Priority groups, such as pregnant women and people with disabilities, in addition to the elderly aged 60 and over, will also be able to receive the vaccine dose. The posts will […]

Influenza incidence rose, but epidemic activity on a downward trend

The incidence of flu syndrome in Portugal has risen to 8.8 per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 5.2 last week. The epidemic activity of the flu is on a downward trend in Portugal, according to the Instituto Nacional Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA), but even so, the incidence of flu syndrome has risen to 8.8 per 100,000 […]

China detects first human case of H3N8 bird flu

China confirmed the first known human case of H3N8 bird flu, although health authorities say the risk of human-to-human transmission is low. The H3N8 strain has been in circulation since 2002, after appearing in North American waterfowl. It has infected horses, dogs and seals, but had not been detected in humans. China’s National Health Commission […]

Influenza vaccination resumed this Monday in Campos

At the Uenf drive-thru and at the Seniors Club, seniors aged 80 and over will also be able to take the 4th dose of the Covid-19 vaccine The Municipal Health Department, through the Undersecretary of Basic Care, Surveillance and Health Promotion (Subpav), resumes with the flu vaccination this Monday (25). Due to the national holiday […]