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Lagus especially encourages risk groups to get flu vaccinations

2021-10-14T16:17:33.194Z

The State Office for Health and Social Affairs (Lagus) has called on the citizens of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania to be vaccinated against the flu. "Even if the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic still pose a wide range of tasks, we must not tire of promoting vaccination against influenza to protect the health of individuals and the general population," said Lagus- Director Heiko Will on Thursday.



The State Office for Health and Social Affairs (Lagus) has called on the citizens of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania to be vaccinated against the flu. "Even if the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic still pose a wide range of tasks, we must not tire of promoting vaccination against influenza to protect the health of individuals and the general population," said Lagus- Director Heiko Will on Thursday.

Schwerin - According to the Standing Vaccination Commission (Stiko), people over 60, pregnant women, residents of old people's and nursing homes and people with an underlying disease are particularly at risk.

As with Corona, it is about the risk of a severe course of influenza.

In addition, the Lagus also advises people with a high occupational risk of infection to vaccinate.

This includes medical staff, employees in facilities with a high level of public traffic and contact persons for people with a high health risk.

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In the case of the extension of the protection zones in the national parks of the North Sea, the marketing company Ostfriesische Insel GmBh fears considerable restrictions for tourism and water sports.

As the company announced on Thursday, a draft of the Federal Ministry of Transport for the amendment of the ordinance on the use of the federal waterways in national parks in the area of ​​the North Sea provides for the expansion of the protection zones and restricting the use of these areas.

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Since the influenza vaccination in the northeast is a publicly recommended vaccination, any other person can in principle be vaccinated after consulting their doctor.

"The vaccination is now possible from doctors in private practice.

The health authorities also offer the flu vaccination, ”it said.

dpa

Source: merkur

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