Starting tomorrow, all communities will be vaccinating jointly gripe and the covid with the incorporation of Madrid, the Valencian Community, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura, Navarra, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands into the campaign, and the rest will be opened to other target groups after having finished in the residences.
In parallel, the 17 will continue immunizing their babies up to six months of age. Respiratory syncytial virus (VRS)to whom they began administering the monoclonal antibody nirsevimab at the end of September.
What will be the third simultaneous flu and covid-19 season is marked by the limited availability of sera updated to the subvariant of ómicron XBB.1.5, which has meant that – as happened in the first coronavirus campaign of 2021 – the initial doses have been reserved for the most vulnerable.
The double vaccination It is intended for people over 60 years of age and those over 5 years of age in disability centers and residences, as well as people with other previous pathologies such as diabetes, kidney failure, morbid obesity or chronic cardiovascular, neurological or respiratory diseases, pregnant women or cohabitants of immunosuppressed patients, among others.
It is also recommended for staff in health and social health centers and establishments and workers in essential public services.