Seasonal flu , World Medical Card, digital medical journal, medical app

An article about Seasonal flu

Seasonal flu expected back on the scene this year!

Health care systems are in fear that the seasonal flu will be back this year after its no-show last year due to facemasks and lockdown in the course of the corona pandemic. Normally, on the northern hemisphere the flu season starts around now and lasts until May. This might challenge hospital capacities with another wave of patients suffering from a respiratory illness. On top, it can be easily confused with a Sars Cov- 2 infection due to a similar clinical appearance.

Like its appearance, a good way to avoid it is also similar to Sars Cov-2:
Get vaccinated!

In most western countries, a vaccination against the seasonal flu is recommended for older people, people with chronic diseases and health care workers on a yearly basis. The ingredients of the actual vaccine are based on the characteristics of the type of Influenza virus of the previous season and at the suggestion of the World Health Organization (WHO) that evaluates data from laboratories around the world.

As there is a lack of data from last year, some experts expect this year`s vaccine not to be as powerful as the ones from the seasons before. Nevertheless, there is a recommendation for vaccination for the groups mentioned above. Currently, there is ongoing research in the development of a combined vaccine against Sars CoV-2 and flu.

Unfortunately, this is not for this year yet.

World Medical Card 

World Medical Cards is an unique and easy to use tool that allows you create your own medical journal. It ensures your critical information is always available, relevant and up to date.
It is always available via web, app or physical card.  It’s understood by Healthcare professionals all over the world.
By sharing your profile with relatives or travel companions, you help the ones closest to you to assist when required.

WMC -makes is easy to gather all critical information in one place

WMC -makes it easy to communicate critical information digital and physical

All information in the WMC profile is user defined and personal

WMC profile information is stored and protected securely

Register your World Medical Card subscription now

Related posts