OREANDA-NEWS The Russians will do the other flu shots. According to the Ministry of health and Rospotrebnadzor, the new vaccine contains the fourth influenza B antigen. The vaccine contains four current strains: A(H1N1)09, A(H3N2), two lines of influenza B viruses, it is a four - component (quadrivalent). Previously, only three-component (trivalent) vaccines were used in our country, so the creation of a new vaccine is a significant achievement.

A new type of influenza vaccine will eliminate the risks associated with the emergence of influenza in two lines among circulating viruses, and increase the body's resources.

The transition is planned in the years 2019-2021.

Previously, only three-component influenza vaccines were used in Russia, the creation of quadrivalent vaccines is a significant achievement.

They allow you to eliminate the possible risks associated with the appearance of influenza viruses in the circulation in two lines, which increases the resource in the fight against the disease.

According to the plan of gradual transition to new vaccines, first of all, people from risk groups, in particular, physicians, employees of transport organizations, teachers, University students will be vaccinated.

Earlier, the plan was signed by the Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova, after which he was sent for approval to the CPS.

Deputy Minister Sergei Kraevoy explained that the transition to a new vaccine will begin in 2019, and will be completed in 2021 or 2022, if certain conditions are met - timely registration of the drug, inclusion in the list of vital drugs and registration of prices, which will mainly depend on manufacturers.