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The NIL makes recommendations for flu season

MedExpress Team

Piotr Wójcik

Published Jan. 5, 2023 12:31

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Dissemination of influenza vaccination, isolation of people showing signs of infection and special protection against infection of people from risk groups. Among others, such recommendations were issued by the Council of Experts of the Supreme Medical Chamber in connection with the season of increased upper respiratory tract infections. There was also a call for access to combo tests in primary care clinics, emergency rooms and emergency departments, as well as for changes that would allow employees to report a short absence due to illness without the participation of a doctor.

According to the Council of Experts, vaccination against influenza should remain the basis, due to the fact that it is the only recognized method of preventing the disease.

– This is extremely important. Although the epidemic has already begun, vaccination even in the midst of it is beneficial. It is also important because we expect a second flu wave in the spring - says prof. Ewa Barcz, vice-dean for clinical and development at the Collegium Medicum of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.

Vaccinations should cover all adults and children from the age of six. Vaccination of pregnant women is very important as they are particularly vulnerable to complications.

- These complications are associated with the risk of miscarriage or abnorma...

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