Saint Lucia Has Influenza Vaccines – ‘Eligible’ People Urged To Get Vaccinated – St. Lucia Times News

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The Ministry of Health has announced the availability of influenza vaccines in Saint Lucia and urges all ‘eligible’ individuals, especially those at risk, to get vaccinated.

In a statement on Friday, National Immunisation Manager Tecla Jn Baptiste explained that the flu is a contagious and potentially severe respiratory disease.

According to Jn Baptiste, it that can result in unfavorable outcomes, including severe illness, hospitalization, anddeath.

” For this reason, it is important for persons, especially the vulnerable, to be vaccinated against the virus causing the flu,” the senior Health Ministry official observed.

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Her complete statement appears below:

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