2023/2024 Seasonal Influenza Vaccines: Availability, Pricing, and Importance – Complete Guide by Vaxera

2023-12-09 22:00:00

Written by Walid Abdel Salam Sunday, December 10, 2023 12:00 AM

She said Holding Company for Serums and Vaccines Vaxer: The seasonal influenza vaccine for 2023/2024 is currently available in vaccination centers in the Republic.

The Holding Company for Serums and Vaccines added that there are 17 vaccination branches in the Republic and continued: The currently available vaccine is the Tetravalent vaccine, and the price of a dose is 267 pounds + 10 pounds for the vaccination service.

Dr. Irene Fouad, President of the Egyptian Serum and Vaccine Company in Vaxera, said that the vaccines are secured by the LabGuard system, which is concerned with safe preservation techniques for vaccines and serums. They are also linked to a precise system that, in the event of any malfunction in the preservation refrigerators, automatically calls 5 important leaders in the company on mobile phones. This is to preserve vaccines in accordance with World Health Organization standards, noting that vaccines are available, safe, and of high quality. She continued: We work in accordance with World Health Organization standards, adding that all vaccines are approved by the organization.

She explained that the influenza vaccine is important for high-risk groups, such as the elderly and those with chronic diseases, and it is preferable to obtain it from September to November, adding that it works effectively within 15 days from the date of obtaining it, stressing that influenza vaccines are important for children.

She added: The influenza virus is constantly changing and mutating to avoid threats to its existence and to adapt to the environmental conditions surrounding it. The ability of influenza infection to cause complications and deaths increases among the elderly, some sick groups of young people and children, as well as pregnant women.

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