Friday 24 May, 2019

MoH: Over 70 percent reduction in confirmed influenza for 2018

The Ministry of Health (MoH) says it is engaged in a robust Influenza Vaccination Drive for the 2018 Flu Season (October 2017 to July 2018).

As a result, there has been a more than 70% reduction in the number of confirmed Influenza cases for this Flu season when compared to the previous season, based on surveillance information up to June 2018.  

Over 60,000 citizens throughout Trinidad and Tobago received influenza vaccinations during the 2018 season.

The Ministry extended gratitude to the nurses, doctors, allied health professionals and all other stakeholders who worked diligently to make this possible.

 

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