Arja also spoke about the spread of other respiratory viruses. There are rhinoviruses, adenoviruses, parainfluenza virus and other viruses that can cause acute respiratory infections. The most common type of viruses is children and adolescents of pre-school age.
According to him, in recent weeks the number of countries that have declared influenza prevalence in European countries has increased. Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Great Britain, Estonia, Lithuania and other countries reported the spread spread of influenza. In some countries, for example, the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic reported that they were in the hospitalized proven flu, including in intensive care units, in some hospitalized patients.
SPKC specialists prefer to choose the exact antiviral virus when approaching the flu season. "This period is good for vaccination before the start of a flu vaccine," says Arja.
According to him, vaccination reduces the risk of serious complications, such as young children, pregnant women, chronic diseases, and people over the age of 65.
In addition, when approaching the season of influenza, experts often call people to wash their hands, keep the air clean and limit their contact with sick people.