In autumn, Volgograd residents are attacked by several viruses

On the eve of the new epidemiological season, the specialists of the Volgograd Rospotrebnadzor gave their forecast which viruses are attacking the residents of the region this year.

Of course, COVID-19 is named the main danger of the coming autumn, which continues to rapidly take the lives of the inhabitants of the region. However, Rospotrebnadzor warns: with the beginning of autumn, and with it the season of epidemic diseases, respiratory viruses will join it: rhinoviruses, parainfluenza, RS virus, adenoviruses. Taking into account these forecasts, doctors have completely updated the composition of trivalent influenza vaccines in comparison with last year:

A/Guangdong-Maonan/ или A/Hawaii/70/2019(H1N1)pdm09

–A/Hong Kong/2671/2019 (H3N2)

–B / Washington / 02/2019 (Victoria line)

– In addition to the updated strains, the quadrivalent vaccine will contain the B / Phuket / 3073/2013 strain (Yamagata line), which was present in a similar vaccine of the past epidemic season, Rospotrebnadzor reports.

For prevention purposes, Volgograd residents are strongly advised to be vaccinated against influenza, and some categories of citizens will be able to get vaccinated at the expense of their employer. This applies to workers in catering, trade, industrial and other enterprises and organizations, including those working with the public. By agreement with medical organizations at enterprises, vaccination by the forces of mobile vaccination teams is possible.

Elena Abdulina

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