INFLUENZA IN CHILDREN WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS
In children with asthma, chronic lung disease, influenza leads to exacerbations, bouts of breathing difficulties and
is complicated by pneumonia. Influenza in children with neurological pathology is accompanied by severe respiratory
distress, often with a fatal outcome. In patients with heart disease, it leads to heart failure. The influenza
causes an exacerbation of diabetes mellitus, cystic fibrosis and many other already serious diseases.
HOW CAN I KEEP MY CHILD SAFE FROM THE INFLUENZA?
Vaccination is a no-regret way of protecting children from the severe effects of influenza at 6 months of age
and above, and is a priority in the health care system in Europe and the USA.
Vaccination is the most effective method to prevent influenza
- Reduces flu incidence by 90%6
- Reduces pediatric flu hospitalizations by 75%7
- Reduces the morbidity of acute otitis media in children by 36%8
- Reduces the frequency of all ARVIs by 56%6
WHO and Ministry of Health of RF recommend mandatory influenza vaccination9
- Children from 6 months of age
- 1-11 year school pupils
- Pregnant women
Grippol® Plus has high epidemiological efficacy in vaccinating schoolchildren
- High vaccination coverage ensures a 4.7-fold reduction in influenza and ARVI morbidity by more than 40%
- Creating collective immunity helps to reduce the morbidity among the unvaccinated
The protective effect after influenza vaccination occurs on average 2 weeks after the procedure and lasts for a year11.