he Ministry of Health has announced the commencement of seasonal influenza (flu) vaccination this week, revealing that the country has received 60,000 doses of quadrivalent vaccines for free vaccination.

The Health Ministry has explained that individuals in at-risk groups who have registered for vaccination through the vakcinacija.mk website will soon receive a text message containing information about the specific date, time, and location of their vaccination.

Free vaccination for seasonal flu is available for the following at-risk groups: seniors (aged over 65), individuals with chronic illnesses, healthcare professionals, expectant mothers, and children between the ages of six months and five years.

The Health Ministry emphasizes that flu vaccination is a highly effective preventive measure against influenza, reducing the likelihood of severe forms, complications, and mortality, particularly among at-risk groups. They encourage eligible citizens to sign up for vaccination by completing the application found at this link: Insert Link.