Value, doses accessible, effectiveness… what you want to know concerning the flu vaccine

Value, doses accessible, effectiveness… what you want to know concerning the flu vaccine

By Hajar Kharroubi on 09/19/2022 at 08:56

Some 200,000 doses of seasonal flu vaccines can be accessible in pharmacies by early October. The primary batches have already arrived in Morocco and are being labelled, in response to a supply from Sanofi Morocco-Tunisia-Libya.


For the 2022-2023 flu season, the Sanofi Pasteur laboratory will, for the third consecutive 12 months, put the quadrivalent serum Vaxigrip Tetra on the Moroccan market, in response to a supply from Sanofi Morocco-Tunisia-Libya contacted by The360.

This serum, which will probably be marketed at a value of 125.30 dirhams, incorporates 4 strains of killed influenza virus (no dwell germs) and supplies prolonged safety and higher adaptation to epidemiological developments.

The primary doses have already arrived in Morocco and are being labeled with an estimated availability initially of October. The personal market amount is estimated at 200,000 doses. Public market demand is estimated by well being authorities. Sanofi is prepared to reply to this request as quickly as it’s communicated, stated the identical supply.

Requested by The360Tayeb Hamdi, basic practitioner, signifies that the injection must be made by a well being skilled, pharmacists not being licensed to manage the vaccines within the pharmacies the place they observe. To date, no official date for the launch of the vaccination marketing campaign has but been introduced by the guardianship.

For the well being coverage and methods researcher, it’s best to get vaccinated between mid-October and mid-November to make sure good vaccine efficacy. He explains that the composition of marketed influenza vaccines relies on the suggestions of the World Well being Group (WHO). The specialists due to this fact primarily based themselves on the evaluation of influenza exercise to detect the influenza strains that flow into probably the most.

Relating to the vaccine effectiveness of this serum towards seasonal flu, Dr. Hamdi signifies that it supplies 40 to 80% safety, the speed of effectiveness various in response to a number of elements, specifically age, state of well being and immunity of every particular person, the existence of pathologies and historical past of influenza. He provides that it takes a fortnight for the safety of the vaccine to be efficient.

As for negative effects, the professional says that vaccination towards influenza may cause some reactions, reminiscent of irritation on the injection web site, ache, or perhaps a small fever. The chance of great negative effects due to this fact stays decrease.

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