Expert advises public for seasonal influenza vaccination before winter.


MULTAN -- :Pregnant women, diabetic, kidney, heart, chest patients, people above 50 and kids below 5 should get themselves vaccinated against seasonal influenza before the start of winter.

Prof of Pulmonology Dr Azam Mushtaq told reporter here on Tuesday that people could be administered vaccine from October every year to be on the safe side against influenza.

He said that diabetics, cardiac, renal and chest patients were more vulnerable to seasonal influenza, adding that elderly and kids were at risk.

The vaccine, he added, was cheap and is available in the market and patients should not totally depend...

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