Skvortsova reminded the Russians about the benefits of vaccination

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The share of hospitalized because of the flu accounts for only 3% are vaccinated, said health Minister Veronika Skvortsova in an online show of the social network Odnoklassniki «OK!».

«Only three percent of all hospitalized vaccinated. And the disease runs a not very serious», — said the Minister.

She recalled that the threat is not so much the flu itself, but the complications that can develop as a result of diseases, such as pneumonia.

Skvortsova urged everyone to get vaccinated, noting that not only caught herself, and saw to it that caught the family and the staff of the Ministry.

The Minister also noted that the rise in the incidence of influenza is expected in late October and November.

«Flu has already come, and already a large number of cases. But while the epidemic threshold is not exceeded,» — said Skvortsov.