MoH launches seasonal flu vaccination campaign
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Ministry of Health announced the beginning of the vaccination campaign for seasonal flu in all health centers over the country.
The Ministry of Health mentioned in statement received by IraqiNews.com ”The general health directorate / vaccination unit within the Ministry of Health declared that the vaccine of the seasonal flu is available in large quantities at the health centers for all citizens covered with vaccination.”
The statement quoted the director of the vaccination unit within primary health treatment department, Muataz Mohamed, that ”The vaccine will be given for people from six months age till above 75 years old,” noting that “The campaign will focus on people above 55 years.”
The statement pointed out ”The campaign came within the plan of the Ministry of Health which aims to provide all vaccines for contagious diseases to protect citizens from these diseases.” \