Blanca Fernandez, minister for equality and spokesman for the regional government.
The Government Council of Castilla-La Mancha has approved the purchase of 626,000 flu and meningitis vaccinations With an investment of 8.4 million euros to inoculate the next campaign.
As pointed out by the Minister of Equality and a spokesman for the regional government, blanca fernandezPurchase is divided into 600,000 doses worth 7.5 million for the flu and others 26,000 vaccines against meningitis, which cost 873,392 euros.
in relation to the flu vaccination campaign, which will likely involve covid-19 booster dose, Fernandez highlights that as far as “two” Respiratory infection may be associated Not only causing public health problems, but also causing problems in the regional health system.”
Thus, Fernandez assures that the regional government aims to “Maintain mortality and protect both high-risk patients” as well as those who are at risk of infection because of their activity in social health and patients with chronic pathologies.
Vaccination against meningococcus
in relation to the vaccine against MeningitisA regional government spokesman has pointed out that the campaign is “also very important for the safety of both minors and youth.”
Thus the campaign against meningitis would involve 26,000 doses of a conjugate vaccine against meningococcus, specifically Serogroups A, C, W and Ywho are in this case Aimed at teenagers.
It should be noted that meningitis or invasive meningococcal disease is a public health problembecause it occurs mainly in children and causes Critical sequence and high lethality.
In this sense, Fernandez has underlined that “it is about betting prevent these diseases which has not yet been eradicated”, also stating that “the commitment to vaccination is something strategic for the government” and a case “that does not damage clothing”. Continue investing to improve health in Castile-La Mancha”.
While it may include statements, data or notes from health institutions or professionals, the information contained in medical writing is edited and prepared by journalists. We advise the reader to consult a health professional on any health-related questions.