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Ministry urges at-risk to take flu vaccine

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AMMAN — The Assistant Secretary-General for Primary Health Care at the Ministry of Health Ghazi Sharkas on Tuesday urged the elderly and those with chronic diseases to take the flu vaccine, according to Al-Ghad News.اضافة اعلان

Sharkas said that the flu vaccine does not conflict with the COVID vaccine, but it is preferable to wait from two weeks to a month in between vaccinations.

He said that flu infections are expected to increase this and urged at-risk groups to get vaccinated.

He explained that the pandemic has resulted in a clear decrease in influenza infections, due to a majority of citizens wearing masks and using sanitizer.

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