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Great shortage of flu vaccines in Stockholm

because of The lack of vaccine against seasonal influenza is doses since the end of november reserved for groups at risk; pregnant women, people with chronic disease and persons 65 years of age or older.

infectious disease control Stockholm, according to Per Follin in a few weeks, known that it is completely stop deliveries from the vaccinproducenten.

" I can't answer today. It would be if there is a redistribution of vaccine in the country, " he says.

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There are receptions that have vaccine left, but it can take end. At Vårdguiden, 1177.see, there is a list with vaccinatörer who have reported that they have vaccines in stock. On Tuesday afternoon, there were 15 receptions with the vaccine remain listed, six in the inner city, five in the northern part of the county, and four in the south länsdelen.

of ålderspensionärerna in the county is vaccinated, last year it was 50 per cent, seen over the entire flu season.

"We have an increased demand and a reduced availability of the vaccine and a lower vaccinationsgrad than in the previous year," says Follin.

" so Far it is low frequency but it is clear in the increasing. Last week we saw a doubling of the number of influensafall, albeit from a low level. The top, we expect it will in the middle or end of January, " says Follin.

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