Doctors: the first wave of the flu in Russia is not far off

Viral respiratory infections will be distributed in mid-September. The doctors are now ready to flow of patients with standard symptoms: fever, cough, mucous discharge from the nose. Despite the generality of the common cold, sometimes it can lead to serious complications. Special attention is needed to treat children. A flu shot can do right now.

"The vaccination campaign in Russia has already started. This year changed the strain composition of the vaccine. Of the three strains, which were laid in the vaccine last year, changed two. These virus strains will circulate this season. Unchanged remained the vaccine strain influenza A(H1N1), but there were two absolutely new," - said Anna Popova, head of Rospotrebnadzor.

Last year the situation with the flu was not easy, in the same time, doctors may also face certain difficulties. Lately there has been a notable increase in the number of patients with influenza, occur with complications. It is possible that an active vaccination campaign will help to reduce the incidence.

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